The Narnia Trivia Book [NOOK Book]

Overview

Compiled especially for fans who have read all the books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, here are over 100 questions, highlighted by original black-and-white art, to test your memory and challenge your friends to a Narnia trivia contest.

Do you think you know Narnia inside and out? What do Dufflepuds use as boats? What is Lucy's last name? What does Puzzle fish out of Cauldron Pool? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Narnia Trivia Book. ...

See more details below
The Narnia Trivia Book

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$3.99
BN.com price

Overview

Compiled especially for fans who have read all the books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, here are over 100 questions, highlighted by original black-and-white art, to test your memory and challenge your friends to a Narnia trivia contest.

Do you think you know Narnia inside and out? What do Dufflepuds use as boats? What is Lucy's last name? What does Puzzle fish out of Cauldron Pool? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Narnia Trivia Book. C. S. Lewis's classic series is filled with extraordinary characters, fantastic creatures, and thrilling journeys. Epic battles between good and evil, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost all come together in this magical realm where details are important and worlds come and go on the toss of a ring.

Brush up on your Narnia know-how by reading the entire Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; and The Last Battle.

A collection of questions and answers based on the seven books in Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia" series.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062245786
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/5/2013
  • Series: Chronicles of Narnia
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 230,900
  • Age range: 8 years
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over one hundred million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

Pauline Baynes has produced hundreds of wonderful illustrations for the seven books in The Chronicles of Narnia. In 1968 she was awarded the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for her outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Biography

C. S. Lewis was famous both as a fiction writer and as a Christian thinker, and his biographers and critics sometimes divide his personality in two: the storyteller and the moral educator, the "dreamer" and the "mentor." Yet a large part of Lewis's appeal, for both his audiences, lay in his ability to fuse imagination with instruction. "Let the pictures tell you their own moral," he once advised writers of children's stories. "But if they don't show you any moral, don't put one in. ... The only moral that is of any value is that which arises inevitably from the whole cast of the author's mind."

Storytelling came naturally to Lewis, who spent the rainy days of his childhood in Ireland writing about an imaginary world he called Boxen. His first published novel, Out of the Silent Planet, tells the story of a journey to Mars; its hero was loosely modeled on his friend and fellow Cambridge scholar J.R.R. Tolkien. Lewis enjoyed some popularity for his Space Trilogy (which continues in Perelandra and That Hideous Strength), but nothing compared to that which greeted his next imaginative journey, to an invented world of fauns, dwarfs, and talking animals -- a world now familiar to millions of readers as Narnia.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first book of the seven-volume Chronicles of Narnia, began as "a picture of a Faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood," according to Lewis. Years after that image first formed in his mind, others bubbled up to join it, producing what Kate Jackson, writing in Salon, called "a fascinating attempt to compress an almost druidic reverence for wild nature, Arthurian romance, Germanic folklore, the courtly poetry of Renaissance England and the fantastic beasts of Greek and Norse mythology into an entirely reimagined version of what's tritely called 'the greatest story ever told.'"

The Chronicles of Narnia was for decades the world's bestselling fantasy series for children. Although it was eventually superseded by Harry Potter, the series still holds a firm place in children's literature and the culture at large. (Narnia even crops up as a motif in Jonathan Franzen's 2001 novel The Corrections). Its last volume appeared in 1955; in that same year, Lewis published a personal account of his religious conversion in Surprised by Joy. The autobiography joined his other nonfiction books, including Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, and The Great Divorce, as an exploration of faith, joy and the meaning of human existence.

Lewis's final work of fiction, Till We Have Faces, came out in 1956. Its chilly critical reception and poor early sales disappointed Lewis, but the book's reputation has slowly grown; Lionel Adey called it the "wisest and best" of Lewis's stories for adults. Lewis continued to write about Christianity, as well as literature and literary criticism, for several more years. After his death in 1963, The New Yorker opined, "If wit and wisdom, style and scholarship are requisites to passage through the pearly gates, Mr. Lewis will be among the angels."

Good To Know

The imposing wardrobe Lewis and his brother played in as children is now in Wheaton, Illinois, at the Wade Center of Wheaton College, which also houses the world's largest collection of Lewis-related documents, according to The Christian Science Monitor.

The 1994 movie, Shadowlands, based on the play of the same name, cast Anthony Hopkins as Lewis. It tells the story of his friendship with, and then marriage to, an American divorcee named Joy Davidman (played by Debra Winger), who died of cancer four years after their marriage. Lewis's own book about coping with that loss, A Grief Observed, was initially published under the pseudonym N. W. Clerk.

Several poems, stories, and a novel fragment published after Lewis's death have come under scrutiny as possible forgeries. On one side of the controversy is Walter Hooper, a trustee of Lewis's estate and editor of most of his posthumous works; on the other is Kathryn Lindskoog, a Lewis scholar who began publicizing her suspicions in 1988. Scandal or kooky conspiracy theory? The verdict's still out among readers.

Read More Show Less
    1. Also Known As:
      Clive Staples Lewis (real name); Clive Hamilton, N.W. Clerk, Nat Whilk; called "Jack" by his friends
    1. Date of Birth:
      November 29, 1898
    2. Place of Birth:
      Belfast, Nothern Ireland
    1. Date of Death:
      November 22, 1963
    2. Place of Death:
      Headington, England

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 9 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(5)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(2)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 9 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2014

    Blazin&infin bio

    Name-look up,Age-10,Gender:Stallion,Type:Hedgehog,I'm a brony.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2014

    Fun Claw and co.'s bios

    At awesomeness res 1-2 and 6-8. Created these because I'm starting an Epic Battle Fantasy/Pokemon crossover soon!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2014

    Moonbeam

    Name Moonbeam<br>
    Race Alicorn<br>
    Cutie mark a moon with a crown on it <br>
    Looks a grey pelt or fur and wings an a horn as all alicorns do and a black mane and tail with white tips to have a cloudy feture<br>
    Personality meet me <p>

    Anything else just ask <p>

    M o o n b e a m

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2014

    Quiet melody bio

    Name quiet melody age 28 race pegasis gender mare appearance has grey eyes fluttershy style her coat is blue and her mane and tail ar green and black both fluttershy style personality quiet sometimes calm but normally nervouse is shy history orpan at young age so she traveled all over equestrai likes music nature traveling dislikes blood pet is a phonix house is result 20 other something strange about her any thing else just ask

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2014

    Minka and Ben UPDATED!

    Name: Minka Stardust/Ben <p>
    Gender: Mare/Colt <p>
    Age: 12/12 <p>
    Species: Earth Pony that has telekinetic powers/Earth Pony that has telekinetic powers <p>
    Desc: Neon green coat, black and electric blue Metalshy mane, purple Fluttershy eyes, a power button over the Triforce for a Cutie Mark/Very dark grey coat, electric yellow mane, red eyes, a Gameboy with the Majora's mask on the screen for a Cutie Mark, little tiny green hat <p>
    Personality: Meet her/Ever read Ben Drowned? <p>
    Likes: Anything fun/Video games, junk food, and cosplay <p>
    Dislikes: Boring stuff and things that ruin my games (it's happened twice before with water, I hate water)/WATER <p>
    Friends: Mostly everypony/Minka <p>
    Enemies: Not that she knows of/The Happy Mask Salesman, and the Elegy of Emptiness, and the Moon Children, and water. <p>
    Theme Song (casual): Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes/ Ghost by Ingrid Michealson <p>
    Theme Song (battle): Pompeii by Bastille/Facebook Friends by Knife Party <p>
    Other: No/He's a ghost

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2014

    Firework's bio

    Is at 'ism' reses four and five. My house here is narnia res four. Description for house at ism res 29!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2014

    Aqua

    K

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2014

    Sample

    The sample only gives you a little of questions. But that's only the sample not the actual book.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2012

    It bites a lot ok

    Do not read it, READ OTHER

    0 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 9 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)