By C. S. Lewis
A attractive paperback version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, ebook within the vintage myth sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This variation positive factors hide paintings by way of 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 cabinet door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in everlasting wintry weather and enslaved by way of the ability of the White Witch. but if just about all desire is misplaced, the go back of the nice Lion, Aslan, signs a very good switch . . . and an excellent sacrifice.
Open the door and input a brand new global! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one ebook in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence, which has been attractive readers of every age with a paranormal land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. it is a stand-alone learn, but when you want to observe extra approximately Narnia, choose up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd ebook in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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Is he—quite secure? I shall suppose quite frightened approximately assembly a lion. ” “That you'll, dearie, and no mistake,” acknowledged Mrs. Beaver; “if there’s a person who can look ahead of 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 listen what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who acknowledged whatever approximately secure? ‘Course he isn’t secure. yet he’s stable. He’s the King, I inform you. ” “I’m longing to determine him,” acknowledged Peter, “even if I do suppose anxious in terms 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. “And so that you shall. be aware has been despatched that you're to fulfill him, the following day if you happen to can, on the Stone desk. ” “Where’s that? ” acknowledged Lucy. “I’ll express you,” stated Mr. Beaver. “It’s down the river, an exceptional step from right here. I’ll take you to it! ” “But in the meantime what approximately terrible Mr. Tumnus? ” acknowledged Lucy. “The fastest means you could support him is by means of going to satisfy Aslan,” acknowledged Mr. Beaver, “once he’s with us, then we will commence doing issues. now not that we don’t desire you too. For that’s one other of the previous rhymes: while Adam’s flesh and Adam’s bone Sits at Cair Paravel in throne, The evil time could be over and performed. So issues needs to be approaching their finish now he’s come and you’ve come. We’ve heard of Aslan entering those components before—long in the past, no one can say while. yet there’s by no means been any of your race the following earlier than. ” “That’s what I don’t comprehend, Mr. Beaver,” stated Peter, “I suggest isn’t the Witch herself human? ” “She’d like us to think it,” stated Mr. Beaver, “and it’s on that that she bases her declare to be Queen. yet she’s no Daughter of Eve. She comes of your father Adam’s”—(here Mr. Beaver bowed) “your father Adam’s first spouse, her they known as Lilith. and she or he used to be one of many Jinn. That’s what she comes from on one aspect. And at the different she comes of the giants. No, no, there isn’t a drop of actual human blood within the Witch. ” “That’s why she’s undesirable throughout, Mr. Beaver,” stated Mrs. Beaver. “True adequate, Mrs. Beaver,” responded he, “there could be perspectives approximately people (meaning no offense to the current company). yet there’s no perspectives approximately issues that seem like people and aren’t. ” “I’ve identified sturdy Dwarfs,” acknowledged Mrs. Beaver. “So’ve I, now you return to talk of it,” stated her husband, “but beneficial few, they usually have been those least like males. yet normally, take my suggestion, should you meet whatever that’s going to be human and isn’t but, or was human as soon as and isn’t now, or must be human and isn’t, you retain your eyes on it and suppose in your hatchet. And that’s why the Witch is often in search of any people in Narnia. She’s been looking ahead to you this many a yr, and if she knew there have been 4 of you she’d be extra risky nonetheless. ” “What’s that to do with it? ” requested Peter. “Because of one other prophecy,” acknowledged Mr. Beaver. “Down at Cair Paravel—that’s the citadel at the sea-coast down on the mouth of this river which should be the capital of the entire nation if all was once because it may still be—down at Cair Paravel there are 4 thrones and it’s a announcing in Narnia day out of brain that after Sons of Adam and Daughters of Eve take a seat in these 4 thrones, then will probably be the top not just of the White Witch’s reign yet of her existence, and that's why we needed to be so wary as we got here alongside, for if she knew approximately you 4, your lives wouldn’t be worthy a shake of my whiskers!