Can't recommend this book enough (and sadly, not enough people take me up on it). Less sci-fi and more anthropological. Includes subtle yet strong Juedo-Christian undertones which I found deeply moving.
The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven fantasy novels by C. S. Lewis. It is considered a classic of children's literature and is the author's best-known work, having now sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages. Written by Lewis between 1949 and 1954, illustrated by Pauline Baynes and originally published in London between October 1950 and March 1956.