Item description for The Chronicles of Narnia Gift Boxed Set -Hardcover (Chronicles Of Narnia) by C. S. Lewis & Pauline Baynes...
This Collection includes all seven novels in the series in the Jacketed Hardcover Format. individual books measure 5.75" by 8.5"
1. The Magician's Nephew
2. The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe
3. The Horse And His Boy
4. Prince Caspian
5. The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader
6. The Silver Chair
7. The Last Battle
Outline Review The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis, is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times: in childhood, early adulthood, and late in life. In brief, four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems. Richly told, populated with fascinating characters, perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot, and profoundly allegorical, the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil, faith and hope. This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes.
The hardcover boxed set of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, with cover art by three-time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner and the full black-and-white original interior art by Pauline Baynes.
Journeys into magical realms, battles between good and evil, talking creatures, and more, await readers of all ages in The Chronicles of Narnia.
This timeless box set includes all seven titles--The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe;The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; and The Last Battle--with interior black-and-white art by Pauline Baynes, the original illustrator.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.8" Width: 6.7" Height: 6.4" Weight: 8.15 lbs.
Binding Boxed Sets
Release Date Aug 14, 2007
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Chronicles Of Narnia
ISBN 0060244887 ISBN13 9780060244880
Availability 242 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 10:23.
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More About C. S. Lewis & Pauline Baynes
Clive Staples Lewis, born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1898, was for more than thirty years Fellow and Tutor of Magdalen College, Oxford, and at the time of his death in 1963 was professor of medieval and Renaissance literature at Cambridge University. His many books -- of fiction, poetry, theology, literary scholarship, and autobiography -- include The Screwtape Letters, Mere Christianity, Miracles, and the seven volumes that comprise The Chronicles of Narnia.
C. S. Lewis was born in 1898 and died in 1963.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Chronicles of Narnia Gift Boxed Set -Hardcover?
Great for Kids and Adults Alike Mar 31, 2007
Not much to say except I just finished reading the series for the first time yesterday, and I've found the whole thing truly enthralling. One other comment I'd like to make is that there seems to be a big to-do about how to read Narnia. I read them in chronological order. Maybe I was fine with it because I didn't read the whole series either way when I was younger. But to me the entire thing is enjoyable so I say read it any way it strikes you: chronological, original publishing order (which is 2,4,5,6,3,1,7 if you've got everything listed in chronological), backwards, or just a mix of this one and that one. (Although maybe I shouldn't recommend those last two?)
All I'm trying to say is that all the books are good, regardless of order. Read and enjoy them. That's my advice.
Love the Chrons of Narn! Mar 19, 2007
I am very well pleased with my purchase of this boxed set. It has been such a pleasure reading it & it never gets old.
Relive your childhood Mar 17, 2007
There is a great controversy about which order in which to read these books. My simple recommendtion for myself and all those people that loved these books as children (rather than as a Christian Theology Lesson) is to read them as you did as a child. The Lion , the Witch and the Wardrobe , then becomes the natural choice to follow and the story unfolds from there. If you are interested in Lewis and theology then perhaps The Screwtape Letters are more your style another excellent book. As far as Narnia is concerned Fantasy for children and adults alike it rates 5 - Theology lesson - 3.
Outdated but a Must Read Mar 2, 2007
I finally finished this about two weeks ago. I had been reading other books inbetween each of these. Word to the wise, read them in the order they were printed, not how they are numbered here! You can get by but some things just won't make sense or will be spoiled. All and all I thought the series was good. The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe is probably the best and is the most known. I liked Voyage of the Dawn Treader the most after that probably. I think anyone who is a fan of the genre must read these books, but like I said they are a little outdated, but that isn't really a bad thing. They can be childish at times which is why I gave it a 3 instead of a 4. I know this is a box set of children's books, but other serieses I think are more enjoyable to both children and adults on different levels. You should go out there and pick this one up and give it a try yourself no matter what I say though.
Absolutely loved it!!!! Feb 24, 2007
This book transformed my view of heaven! CSL has an amazing work here! David W.