Item description for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (Chronicles Of Narnia #2) by C. S. Lewis & Pauline Baynes...
Overview Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
A mass-market paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition features black-and-white illustrations by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes, and eight pages of stills from the epic motion picture. Read it before you watch the movie
Four adventurous siblings--Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie--step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice.
Step through the wardrobe and into The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been enchanting readers of all ages for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone novel, but if you want to return to Narnia, read The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 4.5" Height: 6.75" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2005
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Chronicles Of Narnia
Series Number 2
ISBN 0060765488 ISBN13 9780060765484 UPC 025986765484
Availability 152 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2017 07:37.
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More About C. S. Lewis & Pauline Baynes
C.S. Lewis was a professor of medieval and Renaissance literature at Oxford and Cambridge universities who wrote more than thirty books in his lifetime, including The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Mere Christianity. He died in 1963.
C. S. Lewis was born in 1898 and died in 1963.
C. S. Lewis has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe?
4.5 stars Nov 10, 2006
One of the books that should be on "books to read before I die" list. An absolute classic in every sense of the word!! Reminds you what a child's fantasy is and you'll sit in the chair for hours after you finish reading in your own world... thinking... remembering... wishing...
English Class Review Oct 18, 2006
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis are great children's books. They are easy to read and interesting. In The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, it starts out with Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter having to go live with their uncle because of the war and air raids from Germany. One day while playing hide and seek in the house, Lucy hides in a wardrobe and finds herself in another world; Narnia. She meets a fawn and becomes friends with him. He warns Lucy of the White Witch warning her of her power. When Lucy returns to her world, her siblings don't believe her but later on all hide in the wardrobe and walk into Narnia. Edmund betrays his siblings and sides with the White Witch, who makes it always winter, but never Christmas. They run around, following Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, trying to hide from the White Witch while trying to meet Aslan, the lion at the Stone Table. Aslan talks to Edmund and settles for him to never betray them again. The queen does not want the children to be in Narnia because of the prophecy that says that four people will take over Narnia and overthrow the queen. There is a battle over Narnia between the children and the Witch. The children win and become the rulers of Narnia.
Unlike most books it is interesting from the beginning, and keeps you interested. I usually don't like fantasy fiction books, but this is a good one. There are adventures involved, which can get children into a book. I didn't get the characters mixed up as I usually do in a book. The story is descriptive enough to get a picture in your head but doesn't go on for three pages about the scenery.
I read this book when I was in about 6th grade, and honestly I enjoyed it more now as a teenager because I understood more of it. I would not usually pick up a book for fun and read it, but I would recommend this book to readers because it is simple and to the point, and interesting. I have the sequels and may read those to find out what happens next in Narnia.
if you haven't "read it" youll "regret it" Oct 17, 2006
this book is awesome.i just finished reading it and i'm very proud of myself.i hpe you read this book. the only thing is that it isn't as good as the movie.i saw it the other day when it was on "stars".well i got to go to my next class. smell ya later aligator!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Strife, sacrifice, deep magic... Apr 5, 2006
Four siblings-Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy-are staying with their eccentric uncle for the summer when a mysterious wardrobe transports them to another world: Narnia.
The siblings find themselves in the middle of a prophecy and a battle between the evil White Witch and the benevolent talking lion Aslan. Mr. and Mrs. Beaver try to keep the siblings out of trouble and lead them to Aslan.
But the siblings are betrayed by one of their own and tracked relentlessly by the White Witch. When the White Witch finally catches up to the siblings, Lucy and Susan must stand by while Aslan commits himself to the ultimate sacrifice to save the life of one of their brothers. But Narnia possesses "deep magic from the dawn of time." This magic will turn the tide in the next battle for Narnia.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is a pleasing extension of the The Magician's Nephew. Aslan reappears and his courage and sacrifice really carried me through the book while Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy play their parts well-youngsters being youngsters. The Beavers were an adorable touch too, acting exactly like a silly, old married couple. In all, another great story for building imagination and character.
For Narnia Mar 24, 2006
The Lion, The Witcha and The Wardrobe By:C.S. Lewis Reviewed by:R.Ajoc Period: 1
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is the best book that Clive Staples Lewis has created. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is about Peter, Susan, Lucy, and Edmund in their guardians home because of war in thier homeland. One day as their playing hide and seek, Lucy hides in a giant wardrobe and stumbles into a mysterious land that her friend, Mr. Tumnus calls Narnia. Lucy is very astonished that she has found this new fantasy world inside of her guardian, Professor Kirke. Lucy tries to tell everyone yet no one believes anything that lucy says. Then Edmund, the bratty one in the family happens to also find Narnia, Edmund being the brat that he is tells everyone, and no one believes him. Then all of them go into the wardrobe for the first time and nothing happenes, then tries later thier in the snowy world of Narnia, and they all see Mr. Tumnus, as sneaky Edmund runs off with the white witch. Now the others Lucy, Susan, and Peter must find the White Witch and defeat her with the mighty lion, Aslan. The whole plot of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is to start of the real beggining of The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is my favorite book. C.S. Lewis starts off the great fantasy world, Narnia with a great hit. Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe has already been created into a movie. The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe is my favorite book because it features many scenes while you read where you can just sink into and get lost in, especially the part during the war. This book is a very good book, although I am not a very big fan of fantasy books but Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is the best fantasy book I have ever read and probably the one and only best book in the series. This book is special because of the way you feel as you read it, it is as if your actually in the fantasy world of Narnia as your reading, like your running right behind Aslan as you run, or like your on flying on a dragon, such as on Dragon Rider. The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe is one of the best fantasy books to have hit book shelves. My favorite part of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is during the end when there is a big battle for who will win the land of Narnia The White Witch or Aslan, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. This part took alot of imagination, and it really helps you picture the war in your head. As Aslan revivies from the brutal killing ceremony from The White Witch Peter, Susan, Lucy, and Edmund are surprised to see that Aslan is still alive. This part of the story showed that you can never die, your body may die but your soul lives on. Aslan's role in this part of the story is very strong, you can feel that C.S. Lewis is trying to send you messages in a fantasy book, while your using your imagination and thinking of how the story is going on in your head.