'COME AWAY, COME AWAY!'
That's Peter Pan's irresistible call to the Darling children-and to generations of readers who have travelled with him to Neverland and all the secret places in a child's heart. With a magic and emotional appeal unmatched by any other story, Barrie's Peter Panspeaks directly to childhood's dreams and desires with an imaginative genius that evokes both laughter and tears. Peter, the boy who wouldn't grow up; Nana, the Darling children's nurse and pet Newfoundland; deliciously dreadful Captain Hook, who is stalked by a crocodile with a clock in his stomach; and Tinker Bell, 'quite a common fairy,' who swears like a sailor and its murderously jealous-these characters of startling originality are rich, funny, mischievously insightful, and a joy to read about again and again. The result is a masterpiece of literature that has been working its timeless wonderment on us since it first appeared.
With an Afterword by Alison Lurie
Illustrated by Sergio Martinez