Reviews for Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


BookPage Reviews 2004 November
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis' classic story about the magical land on the other side of the doorway, has been transformed into a picture book for readers ages 3-7. This adaptation by Hiawyn Oram, with imviting illustrations by Tudor Humphries, captures the mystery and adventure of the original in a format suitable for the preschool set. Copyright 2004 BookPage Reviews.

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Horn Book Guide Reviews 2005 Fall
The handsome, detailed illustrations are what chiefly recommend this retelling of Lewis's classic fantasy. The artist is particularly adept at contrasting the White Witch and her icy environs with Aslan and his golden aura. While Oram's retelling retains the crucial plot elements and sets a brisk pace, readers who can appreciate this book aren't far from appreciating the original--so why not wait? Copyright 2005 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

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