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The Works of J. M. Barrie (16 Books)
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This collection has all of the following works: Alice Sit-By-The-Fire Auld Licht Idylls Better Dead Charles Frohman: Manager and Man Courage Echoes of the War Margaret Ogilvy My Lady Nicotine : A... More > Study in Smoke The Little White Bird; or, Adventures in Kensington Gardens Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens Peter and Wendy Tommy and Grizel The Little Minister Sentimental Tommy: The Story of His Boyhood A Window in Thrums The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan< Less
J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection
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Peter makes night-time calls on the Darlings' house in Bloomsbury, listening in on Mrs. Darling's bedtime stories by the open window. Peter invites her daughter Wendy to Neverland to be a mother to... More > his gang, the Lost Boys, children who were lost in Kensington Gardens. Wendy agrees, and her brothers John and Michael go along. Their magical flight to Neverland is followed by many adventures. The children are blown out of the air by a cannon and Wendy is nearly killed by the Lost Boy Tootles. Peter and the Lost Boys build a little house for Wendy to live in while she recuperates (a structure that, to this day, is called a Wendy House.) Soon John and Michael adopt the ways of the Lost Boys... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
PETER PAN (Annotated, Illustrated, Adaptations, Quotes, and other Features)
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PETER PAN, the book based on J.M. Barrie's famous play, is filled with unforgettable characters: Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up; the fairy, Tinker Bell; the evil pirate, Captain Hook; and... More > the three children--Wendy, John, and Michael--who fly off with Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet Indians and pirates and a crocodile that ticks. Renowned children's-book artist Michael Hague has brought the amazing adventures of Peter Pan to life. His beautiful illustrations capture the wild, seductive power of this classic book. This newly designed edition will be enjoyed by fans young and old alike.< Less
Selected Works: Peter Pan, Peter and Wendy, Echoes of the War, The Little White Bird, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland.... More > He moved to London, where he developed a career as a novelist and playwright. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired him in writing about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens, then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a "fairy play" about this ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland. This play quickly overshadowed his previous work and although he continued to write successfully, it became his best-known work, credited with popularising the name Wendy, which was very uncommon previously. Barrie unofficially adopted the Davies boys following the deaths of their parents. Before his death, he gave the rights to the Peter Pan works to Great Ormond Street Hospital, which continues to benefit from them.< Less
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Peter Pan and Tinkerbell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland - the island where the lost boys play. Magic and mischief is in the air but if villainous... More > Captain Hook has his way, before long someone will be swimming with the crocodiles . . . Peter Pan is J.M. Barrie's most famous work, originally published in 1911< Less
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, J. M. Barrie; Illustrated Arthur Rackham, 1910. This is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he originated, Peter... More > Pan. Peter is a seven-day-old infant who, "like all infants", used to be part bird. Peter has complete faith in his flying abilities, so, upon hearing a discussion of his adult life, he is able to escape out of the window of his London home and return to Kensington Gardens. Upon returning to the Gardens, Peter is shocked to learn from the crow Solomon Caw that he is not still a bird, but more like a human – Solomon says he is crossed between them as a "Betwixt-and-Between". Unfortunately, Peter now knows he cannot fly, so he is stranded in Kensington Gardens. At first, Peter can only get around on foot, but he commissions the building of a child-sized thrush's nest that he can use as a boat to navigate the Gardens by way of the Serpentine, the large lake that divides Kensington Gardens from Hyde Park.< Less
Peter and Wendy (Illustrated and Foreword)
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Peter and Wendy with Illustrations by F. D. Bedford and Foreword by Richard D. Craft. Peter and Wendy is J. M. Barrie's most famous work. The story tells of the beloved character Peter Pan, a... More > mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. Peter and Wendy was inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family. Barrie continued to revise the play for years after its debut; this novel reflects one version of the story.< Less
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. He moved to London, where he... More > developed a career as a novelist and playwright. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired him in writing about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens (included in The Little White Bird), then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a "fairy play" about this ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland. Most of the text of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens was included as chapters 13-18 of Barrie's earlier novel The Little White Bird, published in 1902, with minor differences appearing on only nine pages of the separately published 1906 novel. The Little White Bird was published as a novel for adult readers; whereas Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens was published specifically as a children's book< Less
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