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The Complete Peter Pan

Written by Sir J. M. Barrie

Illustrated by Joel Stewart

Part of the Alma Junior Classics Series

The Complete Peter Pan Synopsis

The boy who wouldn't grow up, Peter Pan has the power of flight and lives on a magical island. But he is fascinated by Mary Darling's bedtime stories for her children and makes covert night-time visits to their Bloomsbury home. One evening he loses his shadow, and after Mary's daughter Wendy helps him reattach it, he invites her to fly away with him on an extraordinary adventure. In addition to the famous 1911 novel Peter and Wendy, which tells the familiar adventures of Peter Pan in Neverland and popularized the characters of Tinkerbell and Captain Hook, this volume contains the celebrated stage version on which Peter and Wendy is based, as well as Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, in which Peter Pan is a seven-day-old infant who consorts with birds and fairies and travels down the Serpentine in a thrush's nest. ABOUT THE SERIES: Alma Classics Junior series of illustrated classics includes some of the greatest books ever written for younger readers and new translations of unjustly neglected international works. Our aim is to give our list an international feel and offer young readers to opportunity to connect with other cultures and literatures - this applies not only to the titles we chose but also to the illustrators we commission - so that we can bring a bit of novelty into the canon of British children's literature. All children's classics contain extra material for young readers, including a profile of the author, a section on the book, a list of characters, a glossary and a test-yourself quiz.

The Complete Peter Pan Press Reviews

The illustrations are super, and it all comes in a very affordable paperback. Nice job! -- Sarah Watkins * And Then I Read A Book * A new edition of one of the greatest classics of children's literature with stunning pictures by acclaimed illustrator Joel Stewart * Aldershot News & Mail *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847495600
Publication date: 15th October 2015
Author: Sir J. M. Barrie
Illustrator: Joel Stewart
Publisher: Alma Classics an imprint of Alma Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages

About Sir J. M. Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 - 19 June 1937), more commonly known as J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish novelist and dramatist. Best remembered his character Peter Pan, whom he based on his friends, the Llewelyn Davies boys, Barrie also wrote The Old Lady Shows her Medals, and Mary Rose. Peter Pan had its first stage performance on 27 December 1904.

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