The Magician's Nephew brings the reader back to the origins of Narnia and how evil first entered it. Touching the magic rings, two British schoolchildren Polly and Digory stumble into a wood where mysterious pools lead to countless other worlds. They encounter the White Witch and, the great, mysterious Lion King Aslan. They witness the birth of Narnia, which is under threat from the evil Queen. Could Digory and Polly find the magical fruit that can save this enchanted land?
Author: C. S. Lewis
Release Date: 1999-04-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
This is a story about something that happened long ago when your grandfather was a child. It is a very important story because it shows how all the comings and goings between our own world and the land of Narnia first began When Digory and Polly are tricked by Digory's peculiar Uncle Andrew into becoming part of an experiment, they set off on the adventure of a lifetime. What happens to the children when they touch Uncle Andrew's magic rings is far beyond anything even the old magician could have imagined. Hurtled into the wood between the Worlds, the children soon find that they can enter many worlds through the mysterious pools there. In one world they encounter the evil Queen Jadis, who wreaks havoc in the streets of London when she is accidentally brought back with them. When they finally manage to pull her out of London, unintentionally taking along Uncle Andrew and a coachman with his horse, they find themselves in what will come to be known as the land of Narnia. In the first book of The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis shows us how it all began--the glorious birth of the land of Narnia at the hand of its unforgettable King. it is followed by six more books that collectively tell the history of a world that has become as real as our own. Polly and Digory meet and become friends one cold, wet summer in London. Their lives change forever when they discover magical rings and use them to travel to different worlds. They are present when Narnia is sung into being by Aslan, and soon find out that this is no ordinary place. . . . Robin Lawries glowing full-page artwork and abridged text bring the land of Narnia to life in the second graphic novel from the original series.
Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Release Date: 2010-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular ever published. The best known, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has been translated into 29 languages! The illustrations in this book have been coloured by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. ***Contains Colour Images**
Source: Wikia. Pages: 38. Chapters: Andrew Ketterley, Atlantis, Bear, Bird, Boar, Bull, Charn, Charn, Deplorable Word, Dumb beast, Dust, Dwarf, Eagle, Elephant, England, Faun, Fox, Frank I, Goat, God, Hall of Images, Hamadryad, Hedgehog, Helen, Horse, Jadis, Jadis' Sister, Jinn, Lamp-post, Lefay, Letitia Ketterley, Mabel Kirke, Naiad, Narnia, Narnian, Pegasus, Phoenix, Polly Plummer, River God, Satyr, Strawberry, The Magician's Nephew, Tree of Youth, Uncle Andrew's Study, Water Rat, Weasel, Wood Between the Worlds. Excerpt: Andrew Ketterley was a magician living in London around 1900. He was the uncle of Digory Kirke, and one of the first humans to set foot in Narnia. Andrew was born around 1840 in England to the Ketterly family, a 'very old Dorsetshire family'. He had two sisters; Letitia and Mabel Ketterley. Andrew's godmother was a woman known as Mrs. Lefay, and although he was very fond of her, he was not encouraged to see her, as she was viewed to be insane. Mrs. Lefay openly claimed to be a fairy and told her son that she knew of the existence of other worlds. In time, the two were separated when she was sent to prison. Also, Andrew was was asked to come to see Mrs. Lefay in her last days. Before dying, she gave to him a box of magical origin, which she made him swear to burn with certain (probably magical) ceremonies. Though Andrew swore, he did not keep his promise.Instead, he embarked on a long career in magic. Knowing the box and it's contents to be of magical origin, Andrew set out to discover the use to contents of the box. This search took him most of his adult life. During this time, Andrew apparently had no career, and instead preferred to live off the charity of his sister Letitia. He also searched and researched forms of magic, and eventually became quite an adept 'magician'. After years he discovered the box to be from the island of Atlantis. Inside it was dust from another world. Upon discovering this, Andrew began to work at using the dust to...