The Horse and His Boy (Colour Version) (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 3)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Dec 16, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular ever published. The best known, 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. ***Contains Colour Images**

"How ever did you learn to talk?" asked Shasta in amazement.

"Where I come from, nearly all the animals talk," replied the Horse. "The happy land of Narnia." His whinny sounded very like a sigh.

Bree the horse has been kidnapped from Narnia and longs to return there. Shasta, on the verge of being sold into slavery, decides to run away with him in search of the home he's always dreamed of. But the journey is full of surprises and fraught with dangers, and when the companions uncover a treasonous plot, it also becomes a race against time...

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Interesting story and characters.

User Review  - Lucas -

This was my favorite of all the Narnia books, primarily because it did not descend to childish silliness. It is a good story by an author in full command of language. Would not everyone benefit from ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelle -

I can understand how you feel considering the world as it is today. C.S. Lewis wrote his Chronicles of Narnia Series as a kind of mirrored version of the Bible. The Characters are based on Characters ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

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