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Aslan (The World Of Narnia)

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Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy step into the wardrobe and find themselves in the enchanted Land of Narnia. There an evil White Witch has cast a spell making it always winter and never Christmas. But Aslan, the Great Lion, is on the move again, and together they must fight to destroy the wicked White Witch and reverse her evil spell. Glorious, richly detailed artwork by De
Published May 6th 1998 by HarperCollins (first published May 1st 1998)
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Jennifer Hughes
May 12, 2008 rated it did not like it
A lovely picture book that is a very poor rendition of the original story. How about a book about Aslan that ends before he dies and is resurrected? That is the very crux of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Disappointing.
Jennifer Varnadore
Jan 06, 2018 rated it liked it
This is the third installment of a five part abridged adaptation of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia. This installment shows the children meeting Aslan for the first time. It summarizes the beginning of the book as well, up to that point in the story.

It reminds me of old radio episodes where it summarizes and then adds to the story. It's short, which makes sense, because it originally came in a Chick-fil-A kid's meal. To be honest, I would have loved to get books in a kid's meal as a kid,
Jul 22, 2009 rated it did not like it
Shelves: picture, read-aloud
We got a number of these books on remainder some years ago, but this is the first time I've actually read this one. What to say? Wow, it's just bad. The story is weak and discombobulated. Things are introduced but never come to a resolution. You don't get any insight into the characters (except for one tiny bit about Edmund). And even though the title is Aslan, there is nothing in here to suggest why he is an important figure. If this were someone's first introduction to the Narnia Chronicles, t ...more
Jul 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this children's book series! I read this series to myself often!
Benjamin Elliott
Mar 31, 2016 rated it liked it
summation of the first half of "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" into 30+ illustrated pages.
We actually have an adaptation of this book, shortened to about 20 pages.
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CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954. He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
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The World Of Narnia (6 books)
  • Lucy Steps Through the Wardrobe
  • Edmund And The White Witch: Picture Book
  • Aslan's Triumph
  • The Wood Between the Worlds
  • Uncle Andrew's Troubles

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