The Question and Answer section for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Aslan is the King of the Beasts. He is also the son of the Emperor-Beyond-the-Sea. As ruler of many kingdoms, he has much to teach the children. Aslan is the novel's Christ figure, and in the end, he sacrifices himself for Edmund and is...
It was always winter, hence snow, when the White Witch ruled Narnia.
The witch thinks that Edmund may faint on the journey so she has the dwarf bring him some stale bread and water.