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Peter Pan

by J.M. Barrie

Part of the Wordsworth Collector's Editions Series

Gift Books

LoveReading View on Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie’s timeless tale of Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up never gets old itself. While this dazzlingly imaginative story may have been written in another age, the story itself is ageless, and can be enjoyed by all ages too. Children and adults alike will get caught up in the adventure, the magic, and its big themes, among them the value of imagination, the value of courage versus cowardice, and the eternal, universal conflict between wanting to be a child, but having to grow up. 

What’s more, this Wordsworth Collector’s Edition - an elegant hardback, with gold foiled frontage, gorgeous cover artwork, and soft-focus line drawings peppered throughout - will make the ideal gift for readers who’ve yet to discover its unique delights.

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Peter Pan Synopsis

The magical Peter Pan comes to the night nursery of the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael. He teaches them to fly, then takes them through the sky to Never-Never Land, where they find Red Indians, Wolves, Mermaids and... Pirates.

The leader of the pirates is the sinister Captain Hook. His hand was bitten off by a crocodile, who, as Captain Hook explains 'liked me arm so much that he has followed me ever since, licking his lips for the rest of me'. After lots of adventures, the story reaches its exciting climax as Peter, Wendy and the children do battle with Captain Hook and his band.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781840227895
Publication date: 07/09/2018
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780192727473
Publication date: 04/10/2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781840227895
Publication date: 7th September 2018
Author: J.M. Barrie
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Genres: Classics, Gift Books,
Categories: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About J.M. Barrie

J.M. Barrie was a huge supporter of Great Ormond Street Hospital, despite the fact that he and his wife were themselves childless. In 1929, he gave all his rights in Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. This meant that whenever anyone staged a production of the play or brought a copy of the book, the hospital would be the richer for it, instead of Barrie. Over the years, it has proved a more valuable gift than he could ever have imagined.

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