Generations of readers have entered the magical world of Narnia with its talking animals, giants and dwarfs. Now, with this new series of picture books, younger children can share the magic. Set in C. S. Lewis's much-loved Narnia, characters old and new have thrilling adventures that children are sure to enjoy. It's early morning in the marshes and Puddleglum the Marsh-wiggle and Lally the little Wigglet are fishing peacefully when they hear the unmistakable sound of...giants! When the roaring, raging, rock-throwing giants use their fishing rods to kidnap two Talking Mice for their Mice Pie, Lally and her uncle bravely give chase. The subsequent journey is full of action, excitement and the biggest, muddiest, messiest sandwiches you've ever seen!
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Based on characters originally featured in C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, The Giant Surprise is a brand new Narnia adventure story about Marshwiggles, giants, and mice for young children. Lally, a small wigglet, and her Uncle Puddleglum undertake a hair-raising rescue of their mice friends, before they become a giant’s supper. This new picture book—and the others in the series—shares the values of C. S. Lewis’s original work and explores a world of courage, kindness, and companionship.About the Author:
Hiawyn Oram is a highly respected, award-winning children's author, renowned for her ability to see the world through a child's eyes. With characteristic wit and imagination she has created an enthralling story that cleverly combines stirring action with gentle wisdom. Tudor Humphries' unique talent of combining landscape and wildlife painting with children's illustration made him the natural choice to illustrate the Narnia picture books. His glorious, lyrical style of artwork brings the landscape of Narnia hauntingly to life.
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7143206