'That's how the lamp post got there!' Etc etc
And they were also interested to noticed connections with Bible. They were amazed at Digory not eating the apple.
'He's like a new Adam..wait, but not Jesus.'
So of course I had to message the owner of the books and ask to borrow the next ones. Kindly she met me in town again and handed over another 2 books!
My listeners were excited to guess clues about Aslan in The Horse and His Boy. Also commented on how Shasta is like Moses.
And now we are in book 4, the very centre of the set of 7. It's quite fun to read about castle ruins, overgrown with trees as we live near temple ruins, overgrown with jungle.
They have been looking up bits and pieces on youtube and learnt all sorts of interesting background info. We have the last 3 books with us, and school holidays this week so will probably read more.
See also other Narnia posts such as From the Dawn of Time