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C. S. Lewis Letters to Children

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C.S. Lewis, beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia, answers fan letters in this sweet collection that shows why he remains one of the best-loved children’s authors of all time.

In his life, C.S. Lewis received thousands of letters from young fans who were eager for more knowledge of his bestselling Narnia books and their author/5(32). This wonderful book is a collection of C.S. Lewis's responses to various childrens letters regarding Lewis's masterworks, the Narnia chronicles.

This book is an intimate, sesitive collection, readable by all ages. This is a personal, gentle book, perfect for reading on Cited by: 1. The letters collected here cover a vast range of subjects--books, nature, people, and every aspect of God and His world--and extend from C.S.

Lewis's early days as a student and atheist up to a few weeks before his death. His correspondence with family, friends, and even fans, offers readers an opportunity to share Lewis's wit and originality/5(18).

Given how young I was when I first fell in love with Narnia and began to deeply admire C.S. Lewis, it is little wonder that I thoroughly enjoyed the book C.S.

Lewis: Letters to Children. This wonderful, beautiful compilation of letters he wrote between to children, including many Americans, paints a lovely picture of a man Ive never /5.

9 rows    C.S. Lewis letters to children by C. Lewis; 8 editions; First published. Claim: Author C. Lewis wrote a passage in "The Screwtape Letters" involving Satan wanting to "shut down businesses" and Jesus wanting to restore the family ributed. There are so many reasons to recommend, C.S.

Lewis: Letters to Children, a book both my (then) 8 year old daughter and I enjoyed are a few, in no particular order. In all the letters, he treats the children he is writing to with great dignity and respect.

C.S. Lewis (b. November 29th, in Belfast, Ireland--d. November 22nd, ) was an Irish academic, novelist, and poet. His novels generally have Christian themes, and his best known work includes the The Chronicles of Narnia series (including The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) and the Space Trilogy novels, a science fiction series.

C.S. Lewis, beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia, answers fan letters in this sweet collection that shows why he remains one of the best-loved children’s authors of all time. In his life, C.S. Lewis received thousands of letters from young fans who were eager for more knowledge of his bestselling Narnia books and their author.5/5(1).

One is reading Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and the other is reading King’s The Outsider. The most we can say, perhaps, is that one is behind in his reading and one is ahead, but because the first is reading a children’s book and the other an adult one should not qualify for whether the writing is good or bad.

The C. Lewis Collection: Signature Classics and Other Major Works. Eight of C. Lewis’s timeless signature classics together in one es:• Mere Christianity• The Screwtape Letters• The Great Divorce• The Problem Additional formats: The Personal Heresy.

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s set of dueling. Planet, science-fiction novel by C.S. Lewis, published inthat can be read as an independent work or as the first book in a trilogy that includes Perelandra () and That Hideous Strength (). Out of the Silent Planet gives voice to Lewis’s concerns about the secularization of society.

Get this from a library. C.S. Lewis letters to children. [C S Lewis; Lyle W Dorsett; Marjorie Lamp Mead; Douglas H Gresham] -- A collection of letters from the English author of the Narnia books to a variety of children. Rate this book. Clear rating. reviews Letters to Children Quotes Showing of 5 “In writing.

Don't use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you are describing. I mean, instead of telling us a thing was "terrible," describe it so that we'll be terrified.

― C.S. Lewis, Letters to Children. tags Cited by: 1. Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, author of the children's classics 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass.' (–) PersonBorn: C.S.

Lewis: his childhood --A note to children --The letters. Other Titles: CS Lewis letters to children. Responsibility: edited by Lyle W.

Dorsett and Marjorie Lamp Mead. Volume II includes Lewis's correspondence with great writers such as Owen Barfield, Arthur C. Clarke, Sheldon Vanauken, and Dom Bede Griffiths. The letters address many of Lewis's interests -- theology, literary criticism, poetry, fantasy, and children's stories -- as well as reveal his relation ships with close friends and family.

Lewis met them on ‘common, universally human, ground’ and they responded.” (excerpt from the Introduction, C.S.

Lewis Letters to Children). Extraordinary series of letters written over nine years to the Kilmer children, dedicatees of the sixth volume in. Born Clive Staple Lewis and known as Jack to his near and dear ones, C. Lewis is a world renowned author, especially popular for his fantasy-fiction book series, The Chronicles of Narnia.

Some of the books in the series have since been turned into very successful movies that have been loved by grown-ups and kids alike.

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C.S. Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, known for his non-fiction work on Christianity, and famously for his fantasy series "The Chronicles of Narnia".

Born in Belfast, Lewis was an avid reader as a child, and a lover of nature and animals. He went on to serve in World War I, and was a fellow at Oxford for over thirty years.

"H. was a splendid thing; a soul straight, bright, and tempered like a sword," C. Lewis wrote of his wife, Joy, in his powerful little book A Author: Gina Dalfonzo. Lewis considered himself to be something less than an expert in the field of children’s books.

In a letter to me dated Jhe wrote: “ my knowledge of children’s literature is really very limited My own range is about exhausted by Macdonald, Tolkien, E. Nesbit, and Kenneth Grahame.”Author: Horn Book. Hi, Curtis. Thanks for your comment.

I just double-checked the book “Letters to Children”. The first letter it has from Joan is dated and the editor writes, “This letter from C. Lewis to a young American girl was the first of twenty-eight. On the 50th anniversary of his death, this new C. Lewis biography succeeds in deepening the appeal of his works The most abiding gift of C.

Lewis: A Life is its fierce curiosity about the novels, letters, and books of popular philosophy that are Lewis’ most substantial legacy. McGrath’s biography promises to introduce new readers to those Pages:   from The Collected Letters of C.S.

Lewis, Volume 3 (to Mary Willis Shelburne on 3/8/) ~~~~~ “I could well believe that it is God’s intention, since we have refused milder remedies, to compel us into unity, by persecution even and hardship.

Satan is without doubt nothing else than a hammer in the hand of a benevolent and severe God. C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer.

He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often tops must-read lists of.

them. Lewis‘s correspondence with children who wrote him about the Chronicles is available in C. LEWIS’S LETTERS TO CHILDREN. And if you or your children want to understand the Chronicles as Lewis intended them, you’ll want to get a copy of my book, COMPANION TO NARNIA, which is a guide for re-readers (I have reread them at least File Size: 66KB.

C S Lewis Biography - Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 22 November ), commonly referred to as C.S. Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, born into a Protestant family in Belfast, though mostly resident in England.

- C S Lewis Biography and List of Works - C S Lewis Books.

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C.S. Lewis was the author of the children's classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Learn more about the man, the storyteller and the Christian. C.S. Lewis (29 November - 22 November. His four letters to her (to “Kathy Kristy”) can be found in his Letters to Children and the third volume of Letters of C.

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Lewis. note 2) C. Lewis wrote his third and fourth letters to Kathy less than a month before he died. Lewis’s letters are fun and instructive to read.

His latest book is C.S. Lewis Goes to Hell: A Companion and Study Guide to The Screwtape Letters (Winged Lion Press, ). Reply on Twitter Join in on FacebookAuthor: William O’Flaherty.The Irish novelist and essayist C. S. Lewis was best known for his essays on literature and his explanations of Christian teachings.

On NovemClive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland. He was the son of A. J. Lewis, a lawyer, and Flora August Hamilton Lewis, a mathematician (expert in mathematics), whose father was a.C.S. Lewis was born in and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve.

He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church.