Who Were They Really?: The True Stories Behind Famous Characters
In a heavily illustrated, scrapbook format, readers will learn about the real-life people behind the beloved book characters they've come to know. From Christopher Robin and Peter Rabbit to Peter Pan's Lost Boys and Alice in Wonderland, award-winning author Susan Beth Pfeffer explores the real lives of the real people who inspired the creation of literature's greatest characters. There are even a few surprises about Mother Goose!
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