Peter Pan

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Wordsworth Editions, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
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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.Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens is the magical tale that first introduces Peter Pan, the little boy who never grows any older. He escapes his human form and flies to Kensington Gardens, where all his happy memories are, and meets the fairies, the thrushes, and Old Caw the crow. The fairies think he is too human to be allowed to stay in after Lock-out time, so he flies off to an island which divides the Gardens from the more grown-up Hyde Park - Peter's adventures, and how he eventually meets Mamie and the goat, are delightfully illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
  

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The introduction was informative as well. - Goodreads
The ending is like every other fairy tale. - Goodreads
He is very a good author in writing fiction books. - Goodreads
... it wasnt such a good ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Eileen Perez - Goodreads

Like a true classic, this book is a fun ride to Neverland and back. Everyone should read it at least once. The writing is colorful and vivid, however there are a few parts that are a little boring. Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Wheet - Goodreads

Another one bites the dust. This one took a bit longer because I was reading Under the Dome at the same time, and the Olympics are on. I always forget that Peter Pan isn't all fun and games in the ... Read full review

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Contents

Peter Breaks Through
7
The Shadow
17
in Come Away Come Away
27
The Flight
43
The Island Come True
54
The Little House
66
The Home under the Ground
76
The Mermaids Lagoon
84
The Happy Home
102
Wendys Story
109
The Children Are Carried Off
119
Do You Believe in Fairies?
124
The Pirate Ship
134
Hook or Me This Time
142
The Return Home
155
When Wendy Grew up
164

The Never Bird
89
To die will be an awfully big adventure
96

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Abigail's Alcove: Peter Pan
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About the author (1993)

James Matthew Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, was born on May 9, 1860, in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland. His idyllic boyhood was shattered by his brother's death when Barrie was six. His own grief and that of his mother influenced the rest of his life. Through his work, he sought to recapture the carefree joy of his first six years. Barrie came to London as a freelance writer in 1885. His early fiction, Auld Licht Idylls (1888) and A Window in Thrums (1889), were inspired by his youth in Kirriemuir. After publishing a biography of his mother Margaret Ogilvy and the autobiographical novel Sentimental Tommy, about a boy living in a dream world (1896), he concentrated on writing plays. The Admirable Crichton (1902), the story of a butler who becomes king of a desert island, helped to establish Barrie's reputation as a playwright. Meanwhile, he began to relive his childhood by telling the first Peter Pan stories to the sons of his friend, Sylvia Llewellyn Davies. The play Peter Pan was first performed in 1904 and published as a novel seven years later. Its imaginative drama, featuring the eternal boy's triumph over the grownup Captain Hook, idealizes childhood and underscores adults' inability to regain it. These resonant themes made it a classic of world literature. Barrie's later work shows his increasingly cynical view of adulthood, particularly in Dear Brutus (1917). Often considered his finest play, it concerns nine men and women whose caprices destroy a miraculous opportunity to relive their lives. Barrie married the former Mary Ansell in 1894. They divorced in 1909, never having any children. Barrie died in London on June 19, 1937.

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