Finding Narnia: The Story of C. S. Lewis and His Brother

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Roaring Brook Press November 2019
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Language Arts Curriculum

Finding Narnia is Caroline McAlister and Jessica Lanan's captivating picture book biography of two brothers, Jack and Warnie Lewis, whose rich imaginations led to the creation of the magical world of Narnia.

Before C.S. Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, he was a young boy named Jack who spent his days dreaming up stories of other worlds filled with knights, castles, and talking animals. His brother, Warnie, spent his days imagining worlds filled with trains, boats, and technology. One rainy day, they found a wardrobe in a little room next to the attic, and they wondered, What if the wardrobe had no end?

Years later, Jack began to think about what could be beyond that wardrobe, and about a girl named Lucy and her siblings. This picture book biography introduces the beloved creator of The Chronicles of Narnia to a new generation of children who see hidden magic in the world around them.---from the publisher

48 pages                  978-1626726581                            Ages 6-10

Keywords:  biography, informational picture book, brothers, author, imagination, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, creative process, writing, Language Arts Curriculum

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