Lion, Witch And Wardrobe Book Review

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is set during World War II. There are four children who had to be sent to live with Professor Kirke because their mother wanted them to be safe. The children decide to play hide and seek in the house one day and the youngest girl Lucy found a wardrobe to hide in. When Lucy was in the wardrobe she found herself in a strange place. The wardrobe had led her to a land full of snow. When Lucy started walking around she met a fawn named Tumnus. He took her to his house. She became friends with him until he broke down and explained to her that he worked for the White Witch. He was supposed to capture humans, but she begged him to let her go, which he did.

When Lucy came back through the wardrobe her siblings thought she was crazy for ever making something like that up. When Lucy decided to go back through the wardrobe, the younger boy, Edmund, followed her. He found himself enjoying Turkish delights with the White Witch that Tumnus had told Lucy about. Lucy and Edmund met at the lamppost which is the border between Narnia and the real world.

One day all the children had to hide from the housekeeper and so they went to the wardrobe. When they got in all four of them found themselves in Narnia. Lucy wanted them to meet Tumnus but he had been arrested. They set out to try to find him when they came across Mr. Beaver. He explained that all they could do is go see Aslan, who is the King of Narnia. The children all agreed except for Edmund because he liked the White Witch so he set out to warn her. When she hears this she is furious because she doesn't want the children to rule Narnia, and overthrow her.

The Witch set out to get to Aslan before the children but failed. Aslan's followers set out to find Edmund and he was rescued. The Witch and Aslan talk and The White Witch wanted Edmund's life because she said he was a traitor. Aslan sacrificed his life for Edmunds. Susan and Lucy stay with his dead body over night but when they woke up he was gone.
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