I grew up on Disney movies. Princesses and dragons and the prince that always saves them.When I was little I thought Cinderella really did live in the castle at Disney World. Hopelessly I believe everyone can still have their own fairytale.
The book was dedicated to C.S Lewis' niece, I think, Lucy. The dedication said something like this "I started this book when you were young enough to read fairy tales, but someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.