All seven books in The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis are now bound together in a hardcover volume which includes an essay by him explaining precisely how the magic of Narnia first came to life. The unabridged text is joined by illustrations by Baynes taken from the original editions from the 1950s.
This of The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis edition presents all seven books, unabridged, in one impressive volume. The books are presented here according to Lewis's preferred order, each chapter graced with an illustration by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis also contains his essay "On Three Ways of Writing for Children," in which he explains precisely how the magic of Narnia and the realm of fantasy appeal not only to children but to discerning readers of all ages. Deceptively simple and direct, "The Chronicles of Narnia "continue to captivate fans with adventures, characters, and truths that speak to all readers, even fifty years after the books were first published.