By C. S. Lewis
A attractive paperback variation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, ebook within the vintage delusion sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This version gains disguise paintings through 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and inside black-and-white illustrations by way of the sequence' unique illustrator, Pauline Baynes.
Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step via a cloth wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in everlasting wintry weather and enslaved by means of the ability of the White Witch. but if just about all desire is misplaced, the go back of the good Lion, Aslan, indications an excellent swap . . . and an outstanding sacrifice.
Open the door and input a brand new global! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one publication in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence, which has been appealing readers of every age with a paranormal land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. this can be a stand-alone learn, but when you should observe extra approximately Narnia, decide up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd ebook in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Beaver, “but you’ve no probability of having into that condominium opposed to her will and ever popping out alive. ” “Couldn’t now we have a few stratagem? ” acknowledged Peter. “I suggest couldn’t we costume up as whatever, or fake to be—oh, peddlers or anything—or watch until eventually she used to be long gone out—or—oh, dangle all of it, there needs 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 strong, Son of Adam,” stated Mr. Beaver, “no stable your making an attempt, of everybody. yet now that Aslan is at the move—” “Oh, definite! let us know approximately Aslan! ” acknowledged numerous voices immediately; for once more that unusual feeling—like the 1st indicators 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 full wooden, yet hardly the following, you realize. by no means in my time or my father’s time. however the notice has reached us that he has get back. he's in Narnia at this second. He’ll settle the White Queen okay. it truly is he, now not you, that may keep Mr. Tumnus. ” “She won’t flip him into stone too? ” acknowledged Edmund. “Lord love you, Son of Adam, what an easy factor to assert! ” spoke back Mr. Beaver with a very good snort. “Turn him into stone? If she will be able to stand on her toes 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 outdated rhyme in those components: mistaken might be correct, whilst Aslan is available in sight, on the sound of his roar, sorrows might be not more, whilst he bares his the teeth, iciness meets its demise, And while he shakes his mane, we will have spring back. You’ll comprehend in case you see him. ” “But lets 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 let you know he's the King of the wooden and the son of the nice 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 notion he was once a guy. Is he—quite secure? I shall think quite apprehensive approximately assembly a lion. ” “That you'll, dearie, and no mistake,” stated Mrs. Beaver; “if there’s a person who can seem earlier than Aslan with out their knees knocking, they’re both braver than so much otherwise simply foolish. ” “Then he isn’t secure? ” stated Lucy. “Safe? ” acknowledged Mr. Beaver; “don’t you pay attention what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who acknowledged something approximately secure? ‘Course he isn’t secure. yet he’s strong. He’s the King, I inform you. ” “I’m longing to work out him,” stated Peter, “even if I do believe worried by way of the purpose. ” “That’s correct, Son of Adam,” acknowledged Mr. Beaver, bringing his paw down at the desk with a crash that made the entire cups and saucers rattle. “And so that you shall. observe has been despatched that you're to satisfy him, the next day to come in the event you can, on the Stone desk. ” “Where’s that? ” stated Lucy. “I’ll convey you,” stated Mr. Beaver. “It’s down the river, an outstanding step from right here.