ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Chronicles of Narnia

Updated on October 18, 2012

The Chronicles of Narnia: A Summary of the Series

The Narnia series is a timeless Christian classic. Many have read the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by are less familiar with the other books in the series. Below is a summary of each of the seven books in the series. It is my hope, more will become acquainted will all the books, as much as we have come to know and love the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

The Magician's Nephew

Although sixth book of the seventh to be published, The Magician's Nephew is the prequel to the series. This book is about a boy and a girl who is warped to a dead world much older then our own. The travel by touching a yellow or green rings made by the boy's uncle who was a magician. There they free a witch from a long sleep and she sets out to reign over earth. Aslan, the King and Lion comes and saves the world and creates Narnia.

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrope

Four children find an entrance to Narnia through a wardrobe. An evil witch has taken control of the magical world and made it cold and wintery. It was foretold that 4 children of Adam would come and take their place on the throne after the witch was conquered. The witch tricked on of the boys to betray his siblings and Aslan had to sacrifice himself to save the boy. The witch was conquered and the children ruled Naria for several years

Great Stuff on Amazon

Prince Caspian

Hundreds of years in Narnian time, a new prince from a far away land is next in line to be king. He learns of the mysterious legends of King Peter and his 3 siblings and when he discovers their truth his father banishes him from the castle. He knows he must restore old Narnia to its proper government, and with a Badger finding Susan’s magical horn; Caspian summons the 4 kids back to help (it being only a year later in human time).

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

This was perhaps my most favorite of the Chronicles. Lucy and Edwin return for their third and final adventure, and bring along their bratty cousin “Scrub.” The 3 meet Prince Caspian, as he and his crew are sailing to Aslan’s Island. Scrubs laziness and pride gets himself into trouble and is turned into a dragon. Only Aslan can save him from his new form, and when he does, scrub loses his old self and is reborn as a new person.

The Silver Chair

The Silver Chair

Scrub, with his new friend Jill, is sent back to Narnia by decree of Aslan the king of Narnia. King Caspian was now old. The wicked queen invades the land and must be conquered. King Caspian dies. But by the blood of Aslan he regains life and is restored to his youth. Caspian is granted his wish to see our world.

The Horse and His Boy

A talking horse trapped on our world finds an ill-treated boy and plot to run away together, back to Narnia. On the way another talking horse is found with a young girl making there escape. Many trails and tribulations come their way, but in the end it is discovered that they were brought on them by Aslan and for their well being.

The Last Battle

The Last Battle is the final book of the Narnia Series. In my excitement to share my summaries of the earlier 6 books, I have not yet read the last book. This I hope to do soon and add what I learn when I can. In the mean time, I hope you begin your adventure in reading, by enjoying the Narnia Classics.

Favorite Book in the Chronicles of Narina Series

No doubt The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the most loved of the series, but maybe others have another favorite. This pull is to compare The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to all six others in the series

Is your favorite Narnia book The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, or one of the others?

See results

New Guestbook Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • JenaleeMortensen profile image


      4 years ago

      CS Lewis is a great author.

    • Wbisbill LM profile image

      Barbara Isbill 

      5 years ago from New Market Tn 37820

      Love the series and the movies .. for a long time, fans!

    • profile image


      5 years ago

      Love the series so much. Could not wait for all the movies too.

    • blessedmomto7 profile image


      5 years ago

      I love this series. I read it as a kid and now my kids read it.

    • PaigSr profile image


      5 years ago from State of Confussion

      I know that there is a new series of the Narnia on film. But I still like the older one as well. Yes I am showing my age again.

    • profile image


      5 years ago

      I only saw the Narnia films. I didn't know they are based on books and that there are so many others in the series

    • VspaBotanicals profile image


      5 years ago

      Love this lens.

    • Faye Rutledge profile image

      Faye Rutledge 

      5 years ago from Concord VA

      My grandson loves Chronicles of Narnia! He has all of the books and movies.

    • Carashops profile image


      5 years ago

      My wonderful childhood books.

    • profile image


      5 years ago

      I enjoyed your brief overviews of each book. A couple typos in titles and such, but other than that it is really good.

      Li Li

    • profile image


      5 years ago

      Great lens! i just noticed however a little typo in one of the children's names such as Lucy's brother's name is not Edwin but Edmund. Just thought you might want to fix that :)

    • TheBLU26 profile image


      5 years ago

      Timeless indeed! Another great lens! Well done!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)