Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Back Cover Text

Here is a preview of the text for the back cover of The Professor of Narnia:

Have you ever wanted to meet the man behind the magical land of Narnia? Now you can meet C. S. Lewis, the Oxford tutor and Cambridge professor who wrote the seven books: The Chronicles of Narnia. Learn what made the creator of the most beloved fairy tales of the 20th century the unique man that he was. Come along for the ride and you may even get to meet the great lion Aslan himself.

“This is the perfect biography of C.S.Lewis for children...The boys and girls who read this biography will not only know how Lewis spent his time, but will know in their bones what it felt like to be the man whose dreams of lions led to the creation of Narnia.”

Walter Hooper, author of "C.S. Lewis: A Complete Guide to His Life & Works"

“Will Vaus has crafted a wise and winsome book sure to delight readers of all ages; Professor Lewis would be pleased indeed.”

Bruce Edwards, Professor of English, Bowling Green University

"Finally there is a definitive biography that will appeal to all the young fans of The Narnia Chronicles. Will Vaus has written Lewis’s story interspersed with incidents from The Chronicles with just the right touch to answer all their youthful curiosity, and that includes the young in heart also."

Dr. Clara Sarrocco, Secretary, The New York C.S. Lewis Society

"A true Narnian and C.S. Lewis scholar, Will Vaus will delight everyone who reads The Professor of Narnia.”

Robert Velarde, author of Conversations with C.S. Lewis and The Heart of Narnia

Will Vaus, the author of Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C. S. Lewis (InterVarsity Press), is the president of Will Vaus Ministries ( He specializes in teaching on C.S. Lewis and Narnia and is the founder of three C.S. Lewis Societies. Will holds a B.A. in Drama from UCSD and a M.Div. degree from Princeton Seminary. Will and his wife, Becky, have three sons: James, Jonathan and Joshua.

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