|aThe magician's nephew |cC.S. Lewis ; illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
|a1st HarperCollins ed.
|aNew York |bHarperCollins|c1994.
|a202 pages |billustrations |c24 cm.
|aThe Chronicles of Narnia |vbk. 1.
|aThe wrong door -- Digory and his uncle -- The wood between the worlds -- The bell and the hammer -- The deplorable word -- The beginning of Uncle Andrew's troubles -- What happened at the front door -- The fight at the lamp-post -- The founding of Narnia -- The first joke and other matters -- Digory and his uncle are both in trouble -- Strawberry's adventure -- An unexpected meeting -- The planting of the tree -- The end of this story and the beginning of all the others.
|aWhen Digory and Polly try to return the wicked witch Jadis to her own world, the magic gets mixed up and they all land in Narnia where they witness Aslan blessing the animals with human speech.
Narnia . . . a land frozen in eternal winter . . . a country waiting to be set freeWitness the creation of a magical land in The Magician's Nephew, the first title in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has captivated readers of all ages for over sixty years. This beautiful hardcover edition features jacket art by three-time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner and black-and-white interior art by the series' original illustrator, Pauline Baynes.On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan's song weaves itself into the fabric of a new land, a land that will be known as Narnia. And in Narnia, all things are possible.This is a stand-alone novel, but if you want to journey back to Narnia, read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the second book in The Chronicles of Narnia.