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C. S. Lewis

C S LewisC.S. Lewis was born on 29 November 1898.

CS Lewis was a writer. He was also a professor, teaching university students at Oxford and Cambridge.

What is C. S. Lewis famous for?

Lewis, an Irish author, is best known for his series 'The Chronicles of Narnia' about the fantasy world of Narnia. 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' is the most famous book by CS Lewis. There are 6 more books in The Chronicles of Narnia series. The Narnia books have been translated into more than 45 languages.




The Narnia books

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
Prince Caspian [The Return to Narnia] (1951)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
The Silver Chair (1953)
The Horse and his Boy (1954)
The Magician's Nephew (1955)
The Last Battle (1956)

Lewis died at home in Cambridge on 22 November 1963.

It was the same day that President John F Kennedy was shot dead in America.




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