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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Journey to Narnia in the classic children’s book by C.S. Lewis, beloved by kids and parents: Book 2 (The Chronicles of Narnia)

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I love this book and it gave me many mixed feelings towards Edmund from the time he betrayed Lucy and I was scared he was going to be on the White witch's side throughout the whole story. Lured by the White Witch's promise of power and an unlimited supply of magical treats, Edmund betrays his siblings. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. She did not shut it properly because she knew that it is very silly to shut oneself into a wardrobe, even if it is not a magic one. I also like how they use the same characters in each book and they also take some away in one and back in in another.

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It is too preachy, and the way Mr Tumnus lures Lucy to his lair doesn't feel right, despite his upstanding character. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, published in 1950, was the first of the seven Chronicles of Narnia to be published. All the words that has been made up the type of portal is interesting the personality of every single character in the book everything comes to life from the book! Tumnus invites her to his cave for tea and admits that he intended to report Lucy to the White Witch, the false ruler of Narnia who has kept the land in perpetual winter, but he repents and guides her back home.At the time, children's stories being realistic was fashionable; fantasy and fairy tales were seen as indulgent, appropriate only for very young readers and potentially harmful to older children, even hindering their ability to relate to everyday life. In hindsight, that feels a bit exploitative, but child-me at that stuff up without questioning it too deeply.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - Waterstones

In chapter six of the American edition, the name of the White Witch's chief of police is changed to " Fenris Ulf" from " Maugrim" in the British. Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front jacket flap clipped, corners bumped, jacket lightly worn. The main arguments against this novel as a 'Christian allegory' that I have heard are: 1)Aslan is not a strong Christ-figure 2)That C.He was a fellow and tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954 when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. Subsequent American editions had significantly fewer; the most popular edition which was published between 1970 and 1994 by HarperCollins had only 17 severely cropped illustrations. But I argue that as Lewis only wrote this story based on the story of the crucifixion in many ways that it was not intended as a preachy book. Say ‘ Chronicles of Narnia’ or ‘ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ and many people will say, ‘Oh, the C. S. Lewiss classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - Narnia

The snow in Narnia is melting, and Father Christmas appears: proof that the White Witch’s spell over the land is losing its power. You voted in your thousands to tell us your favourite books on our list of the top 100 best children's books from the last century.

I actually think I’m going to make it a holiday tradition to read this book every single December for the rest of my life. Although it was originally the first of The Chronicles of Narnia, it is volume two in recent editions that are sequenced by the stories' chronology.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Book 2 (The Chronicles The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Book 2 (The Chronicles

I have been a compulsive reader all my adult years - I always read because I was DRIVEN to see how a book ENDS. The children are lucky the Queen was more of a fart-stealing Old Nick than a Miltonian Satan, otherwise they never would have stood a chance.

a Filipino Christian theatre and musical production company, produced a musical rendition that Douglas Gresham, Lewis's stepson (and co-producer of the Walden Media film adaptations), has openly declared that he feels is the closest to Lewis's intention.

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