The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia #3: Colour Plate Edition)
|Author:||Pauline (ILT) C. S.; Baynes Lewis|
|Series:||The Chronicles of Narnia|
The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, remain some of the most enduringly popular ever published. 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. Now published with the original cover, as designed by Pauline Baynes. "I'm dreaming," thought Shasta. "I could have sworn that horse spoke." Bree, the talking horse, has been kidnapped from Narnia, and longs to return. Shasta, on the verge of being sold into slavery, decides to run away with him. Before they know it, they are on a wild and dangerous journey together, through strange cities, eerie tombs and harsh deserts...This is the third adventure in the exciting Chronicles of Narnia.
This text is published to coincide with the C.S.Lewis centenary in November 1998. Celebration will take place from October onwards.
Clive Staples Lewis, born in 1898, wrote many books for adults but the Narnia stories were his only works for children. The final title, The Last Battle, published in 1956, won the Carnegie Award, the highest mark of excellence in children's literature.