‘Elegantly painted pictures by the original illustrator of the Chronicles of Narnia are the hallmark of this book.Excerpts from the original text accompany each illustration. A descriptive cast of characters, a synthesis of each of the chronicles, Lewis’ Outline of Narnian History and an index of illustrations are included. A must for admirers of the series, a valuable resource for teachers and librarians, and a motivator for those who have not ventured into Narnia.’—CR.
1995 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)
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Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast in 1898. He was Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Magdalen College, Oxford, and later was Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University where he remained till his death in 1963. He wrote numerous books of literary criticism and on Christianity, the best-known being The Screwtape Letters, as well as four novels for adults. The seven books of The Chronicles of Narnia were his only works for children.
James Riordan grew up in Portsmouth, England and now works at the University of Surry where he is Professor of Russian Studies and Academic Head of the Department of Linguistic and International Studies. Well-known for his collections of folk tales from around the world, James Riordan has over thirty children's books to his credit and was winner of the prestigious Russian Peace Prize for his contribution to Russian folklore.
Pauline Baynes was born in England but spent her early childhood in India. She returned to England and later studied art at the Farnham School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art. In 1968 and 1972 she was winner and runner-up respectively of the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal, an honor which places her among the foremost of children's illustrators. She was first commissioned to illustrate THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE in 1949 and went on to produce hundreds of wonderful illustrations for the seven chronicles of Narnia.
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