384 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.68 in
October 5, 2006
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 006117453X
ISBN - 13: 9780061174537
About the Book
Lucy's, Edmund's, Susan's and Peter's Adventures Available Together in a Box Set!
From the Publisher
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From the Jacket
Lucy's Adventure, Edmund's Struggle, Susan's Journey and Peter's Destiny are now available in a beautiful gift box. Each book leads reader through the wardrobe and into the magical and wondrous land of Narnia telling the story of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe from the perspective of one of the four Pevensie heroes. All four titles feature a movie image on the cover and are illustrated with black-and-white photographs and artwork from the Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media film of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
About the Author
C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis, "Jack" to his intimates, was born on November 29, 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. His mother died when he was 10 years old and his lawyer father allowed Lewis and his brother Warren extensive freedom. The pair were extremely close and they took full advantage of this freedom, learning on their own and frequently enjoying games of make-believe. These early activities led to Lewis's lifelong attraction to fantasy and mythology, often reflected in his writing. He enjoyed writing about, and reading, literature of the past, publishing such works as the award-winning The Allegory of Love (1936), about the period of history known as the Middle Ages. Although at one time Lewis considered himself an atheist, he soon became fascinated with religion. He is probably best known for his books for young adults, such as his Chronicles of Narnia series. This fantasy series, as well as such works as The Screwtape Letters (a collection of letters written by the devil), is typical of the author's interest in mixing religion and mythology, evident in both his fictional works and nonfiction articles. Lewis served with the Somerset Light Infantry in World War I; for nearly 30 years he served as Fellow and tutor of Magdalen College at Oxford University. Later, he became Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University. C.S. Lewis married late in life, in 1957, and his wife, writer Joy Davidman, died of cancer in 1960. He remained at Cambridge until his dea