By C. S. Lewis
A attractive paperback variation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, e-book within the vintage myth sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This version gains conceal paintings by means of 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and inside black-and-white illustrations through 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 facility of the White Witch. but if just about all wish is misplaced, the go back of the nice Lion, Aslan, signs a superb swap . . . and a superb sacrifice.
Open the door and input a brand new global! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one e-book 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. this can be a stand-alone learn, but when you need to observe extra approximately Narnia, choose up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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FIFTEEN DEEPER MAGIC FROM ahead of THE sunrise OF TIME whereas the 2 ladies nonetheless CROUCHED within the timber with their fingers over their faces, they heard the voice of the Witch calling out, “Now! stick to me all and we are going to set approximately what is still of this conflict! it's going to no longer take us lengthy to overwhelm the human vermin and the traitors now that the nice idiot, the nice Cat, lies useless. ” At this second the youngsters have been for a number of seconds in very nice threat. For with wild cries and a noise of skirling pipes and shrill horns blowing, the entire of that vile rabble got here sweeping off the hilltop and down the slope correct earlier their hiding-place. They felt the Specters pass through them like a chilly wind and so they felt the floor shake underneath them lower than the galloping toes of the Minotaurs; and overhead there went a flurry of foul wings and a blackness of vultures and significant bats. At the other time they might have trembled with worry; yet now the unhappiness and disgrace and horror of Aslan’s dying so stuffed their minds that they infrequently considered it. once the wooden was once silent back Susan and Lucy crept out onto the open hilltop. The moon used to be getting low and skinny clouds have been passing throughout her, yet nonetheless they can see the form of the Lion mendacity useless in his bonds. And down they either knelt within the rainy grass and kissed his chilly face and stroked his appealing fur—what was once left of it—and cried until eventually they can cry not more. after which they checked out one another and held every one other’s arms for mere loneliness and cried back; after which back have been silent. finally Lucy acknowledged, “I can’t endure to examine that terrible muzzle. i ponder may we take it off? ” so that they attempted. And after loads of operating at it (for their palms have been chilly and it used to be now the darkest a part of the evening) they succeeded. And once they observed his face with out it they burst out crying back and kissed it and fondled it and wiped away the blood and the froth in addition to they can. And it used to be all extra lonely and hopeless and horrid than i understand how to explain. “I ask yourself may possibly we untie him in addition? ” stated Susan almost immediately. however the enemies, out of natural spitefulness, had drawn the cords so tight that the women can make not anything of the knots. i'm hoping not anyone who reads this e-book has been relatively as depressing as Susan and Lucy have been that evening; but when you might have been—if you’ve been up all evening and cried until eventually you don't have any extra tears left in you—you will recognize that there is available in the tip a kind of quietness. you are feeling as though not anything was once ever going to take place back. At any expense that was once the way it felt to those . Hours and hours appeared to move via during this lifeless calm, they usually infrequently spotted that they have been getting chillier and less warm. yet eventually Lucy spotted different issues. One used to be that the sky at the east facet of the hill was once rather less darkish than it have been an hour in the past. the opposite used to be a few tiny flow occurring within the grass at her toes. before everything she took little interest in this. What did it topic? not anything mattered now! yet ultimately she observed that whatever-it-was had started to maneuver up the upright stones of the Stone desk.