The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeBook - 2004
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. Annotation. Narnia: a world made by magic from the start of time, full of marvelous creatures, talking beasts, and trees that sometimes get up and dance. And now the door to this magical world is opened to much younger children, with an exciting retelling specially created to introduce C. S. Lewis's enchanting land. Join Peter, Susan, Edmund, and the adventurous Lucy as they step through the wardrobe and meet the noble lion, Aslan, the fearsome White Witch, and of course the lovable Mr. Tumnus. The inspiration for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe first came to C. S. Lewis when he was sixteen. The book began with a picture in his head of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. He waited until he was nearly fifty before writing the story and followed this with six other Chronicles of Narnia. the lion, the witch and the wardrobe has become one of the finest classics in children's literature, and with this superbly illustrated retelling, younger children can now step into the magic of Narnia.
Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, c2004
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm