A rainy-day game of hide-and-seek, a magic door into another world, a visit with Father Christmas, a battle between an evil witch and a wonderful Christlike lion . . . Lewis's classic tale has been capturing imaginations and delighting readers since 1949. Now it's available in easy-to-read large print for everyone to enjoy---from beginning bookworms to grandparents! 304 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Harpercollins Publishing Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.12 (inches)
In 2000, we celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the book that first introduced millions of readers---young and old---to the magical land of Narnia. Now the timeless story of four English schoolchildren and their magnificent discovery is presented here in a special large-print edition, perfect for reading aloud. Parents who grew up with Narnia will now be able to read about Aslan, the Pevensie children, and the others with their own children in an easy-to-share format. The land of Narnia is now available to a whole new generation of readers to treasure, enjoy, and pass on yet again.
Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. 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. His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include, The Chronicles of Narnia, Out of the Silent Planet, The Four Loves, The Screwtape Letters, and Mere Christianity. Visit the C.S. Lewis website at www.cslewis.com.