Author(s): C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular children's books ever published. The best known, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has been translated into 29 languages! "I'm dreaming," thought Shasta. "I could have sworn that horse spoke." Bree, the talking horse, has been kidnapped from Narnia, and longs to return. Shasta, on the verge of being sold into slavery, decides to run away with him. Before they know it, they are on a wild and dangerous journey together, through strange cities, eerie tombs and harsh desertsÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�Â¢ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�ÂÂ�ÃÂ�Â¦ (Preceeding text courtesy www.harpercollins.com.au) Paperback (A-Format)
"The magic of C. S. Lewis's parallel universe never fades." The Times
Clive Staples Lewis, born in 1898, wrote many books for adults but the Narnia stories were his only works for children. The final title, The Last Battle, published in 1956, won the Carnegie Award, the highest mark of excellence in children's literature.