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Have You Journeyed to Narnia?

Earlier this year, I finished The Chronicles of Narnia , C.S. Lewis’s 7-volume legendary masterpiece. My dad recommended I read the series back when I was a kid. It only took me until I was 54 years old to do so. Better late than never, I guess. This post isn’t intended as a full review of the series. Nevertheless, I want to pay tribute to what Lewis accomplished and encourage parents (with one caveat) to introduce their kids to the world of Narnia. This series of seven books, first published in the 1950s, is renowned for its imaginative storytelling, rich allegorical layers, and profound moral and spiritual themes. Lewis masterfully blends elements of fantasy, mythology, and Christian allegory, creating a captivating world that has entertained readers of all ages — for decades! Along with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (both written by Lewis’s literary colleague and friend J.R.R. Tolkien), The Chronicles of Narnia is among the most influential set of books written in the 20th