By C. S. Lewis
A appealing paperback version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, e-book within the vintage delusion sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This version good points conceal paintings via 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and inside black-and-white illustrations through the sequence' unique illustrator, Pauline Baynes.
Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step via a cloth cabinet door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in everlasting iciness and enslaved through the ability of the White Witch. but if just about all wish is misplaced, the go back of the nice Lion, Aslan, indications a superb switch . . . and a very good sacrifice.
Open the door and input a brand new international! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one publication in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence, which has been pleasing readers of every age with a mystical land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. this can be a stand-alone learn, but when you wish to realize extra approximately Narnia, choose up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd publication in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Humans she’s turned”—(he paused and shuddered) “turned into stone. ” “But, Mr. Beaver,” acknowledged Lucy, “can’t we—I suggest we needs to do whatever to save lots of him. It’s too dreadful and it’s all on my account. ” “I don’t doubt you’d retailer him if you happen to may well, dearie,” stated Mrs. Beaver, “but you’ve no probability of having into that condominium opposed to her will and ever popping out alive. ” “Couldn’t we have now a few stratagem? ” acknowledged Peter. “I suggest couldn’t we costume up as anything, or fake to be—oh, peddlers or anything—or watch until eventually she was once long gone out—or—oh, grasp all of it, there has to be a way. This Faun stored my sister at his personal chance, Mr. Beaver. We can’t simply go away him to be—to be—to have that performed to him. ” “It’s no reliable, Son of Adam,” acknowledged Mr. Beaver, “no solid your attempting, of every person. yet now that Aslan is at the move—” “Oh, certain! let us know approximately Aslan! ” stated numerous voices instantly; for once more that unusual feeling—like the 1st symptoms of spring, like excellent news, had come over them. “Who is Aslan? ” requested Susan. “Aslan? ” stated Mr. Beaver. “Why, don’t you recognize? He’s the King. He’s the Lord of the complete wooden, yet hardly right here, you know. by no means in my time or my father’s time. however the be aware has reached us that he has get back. he's in Narnia at this second. He’ll settle the White Queen okay. it really is he, now not you, that may retailer Mr. Tumnus. ” “She won’t flip him into stone too? ” stated Edmund. “Lord love you, Son of Adam, what an easy factor to assert! ” responded Mr. Beaver with a very good chuckle. “Turn him into stone? If she will be able to stand on her ft and glance him within the face it’ll be the main she will be able to do and greater than I anticipate of her. No, no. He’ll placed all to rights because it says in an previous rhyme in those elements: incorrect should be correct, while Aslan is available in sight, on the sound of his roar, sorrows might be not more, whilst he bares his enamel, iciness meets its demise, And whilst he shakes his mane, we will have spring back. You’ll comprehend in case you see him. ” “But we could see him? ” requested Susan. “Why, Daughter of Eve, that’s what I introduced you the following for. I’m to guide you the place you shall meet him,” acknowledged Mr. Beaver. “Is—is he a guy? ” requested Lucy. “Aslan a guy! ” acknowledged Mr. Beaver sternly. “Certainly now not. I inform you he's the King of the wooden and the son of the good Emperor-beyond-the-Sea. Don’t you recognize who's the King of Beasts? Aslan is a lion—the Lion, the good Lion. ” “Ooh! ” stated Susan, “I’d inspiration he used to be a guy. Is he—quite secure? I shall suppose particularly apprehensive approximately assembly a lion. ” “That you'll, dearie, and no mistake,” acknowledged Mrs. Beaver; “if there’s an individual who can seem sooner than Aslan with out their knees knocking, they’re both braver than so much in any other case simply foolish. ” “Then he isn’t secure? ” acknowledged Lucy. “Safe? ” acknowledged Mr. Beaver; “don’t you pay attention what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who stated something approximately secure? ‘Course he isn’t secure. yet he’s solid. He’s the King, I inform you. ” “I’m longing to determine him,” stated Peter, “even if I do consider nervous by way of the purpose. ” “That’s correct, Son of Adam,” stated Mr. Beaver, bringing his paw down at the desk with a crash that made all of the cups and saucers rattle.