Peter Pan

J. M. Barrie

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"I'll teach you how to jump on the wind's back, and then away we go!"

Three lucky children are about to discover a magical world beyond the clouds called Neverland. In Neverland, there is no school and no rules and children can play all day. In Neverland they meet Peter Pan and have lots of exciting adventures. It's a dream come true!

But no dream last forever. After all, every child has to grow up sometime. Unless, of course, that child is named Peter Pan.

This beloved fantasy classic has been brought to life with lavish new illustrations from Charles Vess, a World Fantasy Award winner for Best Artist.

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Chapter One
Peter Breaks Through
 
 
AII children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, for Mrs Darling put her hand to her heart and cried, “Oh, why can’t you remain like this for This was all that passed between them on the subject, but henceforth Wendy knew that she must grow up. You always know after you are two.

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J. M. Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie was a sometimes journalist and playwright who won instant immortality with the production of his play Peter Pan in 1904. The play was turned into the book Peter and Wendy in 1911. Barrie died in 1937.

Charles Vess is one of the most acclaimed artists in the field of illustration. He is the winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Artist. A critically acclaimed fine artist, he has had numerous gallery showings in this country and abroad. He lives in southwest Virginia.

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Peter Pan
J. M. Barrie

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Starscape
December 2003
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765347190
ISBN10: 0765347199
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 3/16 x 7 5/8 inches, 224 pages
Age Range: 7 to 9
Grade Range: 2 to 4
$5.99
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