“I do wish you were here with us. It’s been such an adventure, but nothing like our times in Narnia. America is very exciting, except we never see Father. He works so very hard. I was invited to the British Consul’s tea party this week by a naval officer, who happens to be very handsome. I think he fancies me. It seems the Germans have made the crossing difficult right now. Times are hard. Mother hopes you both won’t mind another few months in Cambridge.”
Leslie named their secret land Terabithia, and she loaned Jess all of her books about
Narnia, so he would know how things went in a magic kingdom - how the animals and the trees
must be protected and how a ruler must behave.