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A new PB edition of this popular book. This is the best-loved of all the Chronicles of Narnia, the first one ever written, the one that everyone remembers reading. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe introduced readers to the wonders and enchantment of Narnia when it was first published almost fifty years ago. Since then, the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers have been caputured by the story of Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, who step through a magic wardrobe into Narnia, once the peaceful land of Talking Beasts, dwarfs, giants and fauns, but now frozen into eternal winter by the evil White Witch. Christian Birmingham's beautiful illustrations , accompanied by a sensitively abridged text, introduce this wonderful story to a younger audience.
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A reinforced binding edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in The Chronicles of Narnia. Perfect for library usage, this edition features jacket art by two time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Chris van Allsburg, and interior black-and-white illustrations by the original illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.
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.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been captivating readers of all ages with magical lands and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.About the Author:
CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS was born in Belfast in 1898. As a child, he was fascinated by the fairy tales, myths and ancient legends recounted to him by his Irish nurse. The image of a faun carrying parcels and an umbrella in a snowy wood came to him when he was sixteen. However, it was not until many years later as a professor at Cambridge University, that the faun was joined by an evil queen and a magnificent lion. Their story became The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, one of the best loved books of all time. Six further Chronicles of Narnia followed and the final title, The Last Battle, published in 1956, was awarded the highest mark of excellence in children's literature - the prestigious Carnegie Award.
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Book Description Collins, 1998. Condition: New. Christian Birmingham (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M000675368X
Book Description Collins, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB000675368X