Adventures into another world, stories of mystery and wonder, these are what fascinated and excited Clive. He was just a young boy but would sit for hours writing stories where animals came to life and lived and spoke just like human beings. This little boy grew up to become the world famous writer C. S. Lewis. However throughout his life he preferred to be called Jack. The reasons for this peculiar change of name and other interesting facts and stories about C. S. Lewis are retold in this book, written in the centenary year of his birth. If you are already familiar with the Chronicles of Narnia you will enjoy reading about how these books came into being. Find out how C. S. Lewis struggled through school but eventually made it to be one of the best known Christian authors this century. Read about his romance with Joy Gresham and the tragedy of her untimely death from cancer. This book takes you into the life of C. S. Lewis, the child, the scholar, the husband, the writer and the believer in God. If you haven’t read any of his books before this is an excellent beginning. Derick Bingham has researched this book thoroughly and has lovingly retold the story of this great storyteller.