Peter Pan

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The night that Peter Pan flies into the Darling children's nursery is the night that magic flies into their lives. It's the night that Wendy and her brothers follow Peter out of the window and soar through the sky to Neverland. It's the night that they discover a world of mermaids, fairies, and pirates, of lost boys, and of the terrible Captain Hook. It's the night the adventure begins... Peter Pan is one of the best-loved stories ever written for children. For more than one hundred years this unforgettable tale has ...

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Joe3rd

Jan 22, 2016

never want to grow up great book great service,very happy

ihorizon

May 21, 2009

Great book!

An all time classic that is read by millions, both adults and children. So much so it made into a movie. Here is the classic tale of Peter Pan and Wendy in a far away land of dreams and adventure! Reminesce your and their younger childhoods. Wonderful read!

Renee

Jun 28, 2007

Peter Pan is a charming classic that will capture the hearts of all readers. J.M. Barrie possesses a wonderful wittiness seen particularly in his descriptions of the Darling?s home life. He also exhibits a poignant insight into the troubles and desires of children, illustrated by the sometimes dark but always attractive Peter Pan. Through the marvelous story with all its fantastic adventures runs a reflection on growing up ~ that there are joys found in it as well as in being young.

The Atheneum edition illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman captures this tale with beautiful illustrations.

MichelleNoyes

May 17, 2007

A Book Every Child Should Read

I have often said that there are three books every child should read. One of these is J.M. Berrie's, Peter Pan. In addition, I have never seen a lovelier version than the one illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, which I bought for myself on Alibris.com.
The book, Peter Pan, follows the magical adventures of the Darling children, Wendy, Michael, and John. The Darling children are quite normal children who play at make believe during the day and dream of make believe during the night but after they meet Peter Pan, the living incarnation of the Neverland, all of their wildest pretends come true. Wendy intrigues Peter, leader of the lost boys of Neverland, so he steals her and her two brothers away to live with him in his mysterious world of daydreams and nightmares. The reader witnesses their breathtaking adventures until the story winds around to bring the children home once again to their distraught parents.
I believe that this book is enchanting and worthwhile to believers and skeptics of all ages. It offers a uniquely knowing and respectful view of the youthful imagination, which not only tends to encourage the use of it, but also provide fuel to fan it into flame. In this world devoid of books and individual make believe, where children no longer believe in fairies, Peter Pan is a light among literature.

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