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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - WikipediaThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a fantasy novel for children by C. Lewis , published by Geoffrey Bles in It is the first published and best known of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia — Among all the author's books, it is also the most widely held in libraries. Like the other Chronicles , it was illustrated by Pauline Baynes , and her work has been retained in many later editions. Most of the novel is set in Narnia , a land of talking animals and mythical creatures that is ruled by the evil White Witch.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Four children — Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund all enter Narnia — a magical world where animals talk and the White Witch who reigns as Queen makes it always winter and never Christmas. They enter at different times, but from the same place — the old Wardrobe. Lucy enters first and encounters the Faun who is in the pay of the White Witch and tries to kidnap her. Edmund, who enters second, finds the White Witch and thinks she's kind and caring, only to later discover that she is a cruel, evil and untrustworthy woman. Susan and Peter enter together and find Lucy and Edmund. They all meet Mr. Beaver who invites them to lunch at their cottage.
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The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven fantasy novels by C. Written by Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes , and originally published in London between and , The Chronicles of Narnia has been adapted for radio, television, the stage, and film. The series is set in the fictional realm of Narnia , a fantasy world of magic, mythical beasts, and talking animals. It narrates the adventures of various children who play central roles in the unfolding history of the Narnian world. Except in The Horse and His Boy , the protagonists are all children from the real world who are magically transported to Narnia, where they are sometimes called upon by the lion Aslan to protect Narnia from evil. The books span the entire history of Narnia, from its creation in The Magician's Nephew to its eventual destruction in The Last Battle. The Chronicles of Narnia is considered a classic of children's literature and is the author's best-known work, having sold over million copies in 47 languages.