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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the story of four children who were evacuated from London during the war. They were sent to stay with an old professor out in the country, miles from anywhere. One day, when it was raining outside, they decided to play hide-and-seek; in the process ... Read review

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Always winter but never Christmas Review with images

AdvantagesClear style, great plot, delightful characters

DisadvantagesI can read it too quickly!

"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the story of four children who were evacuated from London during the war. They were sent to stay with an old professor out in the country, miles from anywhere. One day, when it was raining outside, they decided to play hide-and-seek; in the process they discovered an old wardrobe in one of the bedrooms. Lucy, the youngest of the children, hid in the wardrobe. To her amazement, she discovered that it led into ..." Read review
01.12.2003

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The Faun, The Wolf and some Turkish Delight

AdvantagesBrilliant to read, can almost believe you are there

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"...haven’t at least heard of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, even without all the fuss that is being made at the moment with the nations top 100 books. The reason.. Well it is quite simple, it is one of the best loved childrens stories. And as it is over 50 years since it was written there are bound to be grandparents about that loved at is children so it has been passed down through 3 generations. Well it’s true for this household anyway as my ..." Read review
08.12.2003

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Enter a New World.

AdvantagesGreat Story, Characters and Descriptions.

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"...was younger I did read the famous Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis. My favourite was always the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe which I am sure was many peoples favourite book. I forgot about this book until late last year when the film came onto our screens and I went to see it on the cinema and loved it so much that my Mom gave me the book for Christmas. I have just finished reading it while I was on the train and honestly I forgot what an engaging ..." Read review
22.02.2006

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My wardrobe seems boring now... Review with images

Advantagesstrong desctipitive language, suitable for all, easy to connect with, unique style

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"When Narnia was released in the cinema last year, I was asked if I wanted to go and see it. And did I accept this invite? No! At that time, all I knew about the film was that it was fantasty-based, and seemed a bit 'kiddish' (though why this was a problem, I have no idea - it doesn't usually stop me!). So I missed my chance to explore the world of myth, and stayed at home instead. Alone. Then last week, I finished the most fantastic book in the ..." Read review
03.10.2007

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"it's True, It's True i tell you!"

AdvantagesGreat imagination!

DisadvantagesIt has too end!

"The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is one of my favourite books ever! This is a book that appeals to both the young and the old, it is an ageless classic. About the author: Name: C.S. Lewis, Clive, Staples Lewis. Date of birth: 29th November 1889 Place of birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland Date of death: 22nd November 1963 Place of death: Oxford, England. C.S. Lewis wrote seven books in all known as “The Chronicles of Narnia” the correct ..." Read review
16.07.2004

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This stunningly beautiful picture book brings the magic and enchantment of C. S. Lewis's classic tale of Narnia to a younger audience. With the story retold by well-known children's writer Hiawyn Oram, and superbly illustrated by renowned artist Tudor Humphries, this is a book destined to be loved and treasured by children and adults alike. C. S. Lewis's thrilling tale of how four children enter the snow-covered land of Narnia and, with the help of a host of talking animals, walking trees, giants, dwarfs and centaurs, rescue it from the spell of the evil White Witch, is a classic of children's literature. Here the story is retold for younger readers with charm and wit, bringing all the enchantment and excitement of the original spell-binding tale to a new audience.

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Type Fiction
Genre Fantasy
Title The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Author C.S. Lewis
ISBN 000104625X; 0001831402; 0001854747; 000675368X; 0007162928; 0007635664; 0064433994; 006623655X; 0583340741; 0745916791; 0871292653; 1904612377; 1904612385

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