Synopses & Reviews
a world made by magic from the start of time,
full of marvelous creatures, talking beasts,
and trees that sometimes get up and dance.
And now the door to this magical world is opened to much younger children, with an exciting retelling specially created to introduce C. S. Lewis's enchanting land. Join Peter, Susan, Edmund, and the adventurous Lucy as they step through the wardrobe and meet the noble lion, Aslan, the fearsome White Witch, and of course the lovable Mr. Tumnus.
The inspiration for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe first came toC. S. Lewis when he was sixteen. The book began with a picture in his head of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. He waited until he was nearly fifty before writing the story and followed this with six other Chronicles of Narnia. the lion, the witch and the wardrobe has become one of the finest classics in children's literature, and with this superbly illustrated retelling, younger children can now step into the magic of Narnia.
“Skillfully blending facets of classic high fantasy, this debut novel will captivate readers with its rich plot and detailed worldbuilding.”—Kirkus (starred review)
C. S. Lewis's classic and bestselling tale, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, is here retold for the youngest fan, with brand new, full-color illustrations that will take you right into the enchanted land of Narnia.
Narnia: A magical land full of wonder and excitement. A place where you will meet Aslan, the bravest of lions, and a beautiful but wicked Witch. There are lots of other fabulous creatures too: giants and dwarfs and animals that talk.
It all begins when four children -- Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy -- discover a strange old wardrobe. Stepping inside, they find that it's stranger still, because behind all the fur coats there is a wondrous land of trees and mountains, all glistening with snow.
The White Witch has spread an icy winter everywhere. Only Aslan can defeat her and reverse her wicked spell. The children must find the lion before it is too late. If they fail, the Witch will make them her prisoners forever.
In the fifty years since it was written, The Lion, the Witch And the Wardrobe has become one of the great classics of children's literature. Now younger children can share the magical experience, stepping into a world of enchantment that will forever lure them back.
The first-published and best-loved story in the Chronicles of Narnia is also the first in this new picture book series that welcomes a younger, new generation to the beloved land of Narnia. This captivating retelling is illustrated in glorious full color by a noted British artist.
When a mysterious parcel addressed simply to Rosenquist” arrives at her familys rented house, Lin Rosenquist knows the package must be for her. She uses the strange key she finds inside to open the secret door hidden in the cellarand tumbles headfirst into an amazing new world. Sylver is a snowy land of eternal winter, where all the inhabitants were either once beloved pets or tamed wild animals. The only way for Lin to return home is to find the missing Winter Prince and save Sylver before the clock strikes midnight. But not everyone in the Winter Realm wants him to be found.
With the charm and suspense of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Dragon Rider, this classic-in-the-making is full of exhilarating action and magic. Adventurous, endearing characters and an imaginative setting help make Tone Almhjells debut an electrifying fast-paced ride.
A picture book retelling of C. S. Lewis's classic story, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
, for the youngest fans! Introduce them to the magic of Narnia with this picture book featuring illustrations by Tudor Humphries.
Now younger children can share the magical experience, entering into a world of enchantment that will forever lure them back. Four adventurous siblings step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter—but never Christmas—cursed by the power of the White Witch. Only Aslan, the Great Lion, can reverse her wicked spell.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe can also be read as a novel. It is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years.
Something is wrong in the house that Lin's family has rented; Lin is sure of it. The clocks tick too slowly. Frost covers the flowerbed, even in a rain storm. And when a secret key marked "Twistrose" arrives for her, Lin finds a crack in the cellar, a gate to the world of Sylver.
This frozen realm is the home of every dead animal who ever loved a child. Lin is overjoyed to be reunited with Rufus, the pet she buried under the rosebush. But together they must find the missing Winter Prince in order to save Sylver from destruction.
They are not the only ones hunting for the boy this night. In the dark hides a shadow-lipped man, waiting for the last Winter Prince to be delivered into his hands.
Exhilarating suspense and unforgettable characters await the readers of this magical adventure, destined to become a classic.
About the Author
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity
, Out of the Silent Planet
, The Great Divorce
, The Screwtape Letters
, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over one hundred million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.Tudor Humphries trained first as a theatre designer before going on to work as a children's book illustrator, landscape painter, wildlife artist, photographer, sculptor, and teacher. He has brought his lyrical style of artwork to many books and feels a particular affinity for Puddleglum the Marsh-wiggle: "When I found out C.S. Lewis based him on his gardener, it all made sense to me." Tudor's artwork brings the landscape and characters of Narnia gloriously to life.