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Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan

Written by Sir J. M. Barrie

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan Synopsis

Peter Pan is one of the best loved characters in children's literature - the boy who never grew up. This retold edition - abridged with the permission of the author - is brought to life by classic pen and ink illustrations from award-winning Shirley Hughes.

Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan Press Reviews

A remarkable artist and author whose picture books should be on every child's shelf. The Times Shirley Hughes is the doyenne of the picture book world. TES Christmas is the time for beautiful new editions of classics. With evident delight, Shirley Hughes has reillustrated Peter Pan and Wendy. With her dark-haired Wendy, elfin, androgynous Peter and menacing Hook, Hughes reminds us how much black and white drawings can enhance a story The Sunday Times It combines the magic of dreams and the stuff of nightmares making it perfect bedtime reading!... a splendid present... Carousel delightful line drawings... This book is an exuberance of delight. School Librarian In this edition, the magic story is accompanied by the equally classic drawings of award winning and much loved illustrator Shilrey Hughes. Books for Keeps Shirley Hughes' black pen and ink illustrations take us back to the story's Edwardian origins while the conversational, personal narrative makes this a perfect family book to read aloud over the holidays. Cork Evening Echo

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340945308
Publication date: 6th September 2007
Author: Sir J. M. Barrie
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Sir J. M. Barrie

Shirley Hughes is one of the best-loved and most highly respected children's illustrators working today. She trained at the Liverpool School of Art and then at the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. Her first picture book was published in 1960. Overall she has illustrated more than 200 books. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1977, the Eleanor Farjeon Awward in 1984 and an OBE in 1999.

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