Synopses & Reviews
Digory let out a scream. "What's happened to Polly?""Congratulate me, my dear boy," said Uncle Andrew, rubbing his hands. "My experiment has succeeded. The little girl's gone vanished right out of this world."When Digory and Polly discover Uncle Andrew's secret workshop, they are tricked into touching the magic rings which transport them to the Other Place. But even Uncle Andrew doesn't realise the wonders that await them for here is the gateway to the Land of Narnia and the beginning of many wonderful adventures there
A handsome book-and-CD package of the popular full-color edition of The Magician's Nephew, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, together with an unabridged performance by Kenneth Brannagh on four CDs.
Now available for the first time, The Magician's Nephew book with audio package, featuring the full-color digest paperback edition and the unabridged audio CD performance by Kenneth Branagh.
Narnia ... where horses sometimes grow wings and Talking Beasts are called to life ... a new world full of magic, where the adventures begin.
Digory and Polly meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives burst into adventure when Uncle Andrew, who thinks he is a magician, sends them hurtling to ... somewhere else. They find their way to a new land -- Narnia! But when they awaken an evil sorceress, Polly and Digory are sent on a quest to stop her before she destroys the world they've just discovered!
Includes the full-color collector's edition illustrated by Pauline Baynes with an unabridged audio performance by Kenneth Branagh on four compact discs.
The beginning story in the classic adventure in Narnia---packaged in a gift set that includes an unabridged 4-CD audio.On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. Now available in a full-color, Trophy edition with Pauline Baynes cover art, it includes an unabridged four-CD audio, narrated by Kenneth Branagh.
About the Author
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer 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 English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim.
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, The Chronicles of Narnia, Out of the Silent Planet, The Four Loves, The Screwtape Letters, and Mere Christianity.
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.