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Harpercollins Publishing The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Narnia ... the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy ... the place where adventure begins.

Lucy is the first to find the secret wardrobe in the professor's mysterious old house. At first, no one believes her when she tells of her adventures in the land of Narnia. But soon Edmund and then Peter and Susan discover the Magic and meet Aslan, the Great Lion, for themselves. In blink of an eye, their lives are changed forever. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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Customer Reviews for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Review 1 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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A good edition for all ages.

Date:October 23, 2013
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Jules
Location:Charlotte, NC
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This edition contains illustrations by the original artist which enhance the understanding of the text. I'm using this book with my Level 5 ESL students--a great way to increase vocabulary and learn English idioms, as well as enjoy a fabulous story.
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Review 2 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Through the Wardrobe and Into the Land of Narnia

Date:January 25, 2013
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Kathy
Location:Southeast Wisconsin
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The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is the first book C.S. Lewis wrote in the Chronicles of Narnia series in the early 1950's. The story is of the four Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy. The children are sent into the country during the bombing raids on London in World War II. The children arrive at the estate of the eccentric Professor Kirke. On a rainy day with nothing to do the children decide to play a game of hide and seek. As the children are hiding Lucy stumbles upon a room whose only contents are a blueglass bottle and and old wardrobe. Lucy chooses the wardrobe for a hiding place however as she manuevers through it she is magically transported to the land of Narnia, where it is always winter but never Christmas. In Narnia she meets the faun, Mr. Tumnus who tells her of the White Witches magical enchantment over Narnia and of the prophecy of Cair Parivel/Aslan's return which will bring the reign of the White Witch to its end. This is as far as I am going to go in giving away the plot of the book. This book is Number 2 in the series the Chronicles of Narnia. I would suggest when reading the books to read them in the order which Lewis wrote them. This story will delight both young and old alike. It is a classic to read over and over again with your family.
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Review 3 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:January 16, 2006
This book is fabulous. What I found is, to make it a better read, constantly compare Aslan to Jesus. It makes the story really come to life.
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Review 4 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:November 8, 2005
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Kyle
I thought it was great. Im aboutto get the next three. I can notwait till I get them. Get thisbook and the other six.
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Review 5 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:October 6, 2005
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Lucy
This is one of my favorite books! I absolutely love it!!!! I think everyone--kids and adults--should read this book! Sure beats Harry Potter!!!
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Review 6 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:August 7, 2005
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Cale Greene
This book is my favorite book in the world apart from the Bible!!! C.S. Lewis is my favorite author, and this is the best fantasy book ever created! (Enough said)
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Review 7 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:May 9, 2005
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Elizabeth
This is a fabulous book. It is such a lovely tale for Christians. Aslan, the great Lion is killed unjustly, Like Jesus, but returns triumphantly. It is amazing! It is no surprise it is so popular. I recommend this-HIGHLY! Please buy it. Also consider the Focus On The Family audio adaptation of it-it make sit come a live and make sit all the more meaningful. Super-Brilliant.
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Review 8 for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Date:June 3, 2003
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Jessica
This book is great!! I encourage all kids to read it, no matter how old you are. When I first began to read this series I wished for more. I read this one over like six times!! Once you read this book, you'll never forget the World of Narnia. It'll always have a special place in your heart filled and longing for a world like that to be real!
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