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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
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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Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and Peter and Wendy are the stage play and novel (respectively) which tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures... More > 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. The story was written by Scottish playwright and novelist J. M. Barrie, inspired by his friendship with the Llewelyn-Davies family.< Less
Peter and Wendy (Illustrated)
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Peter Pan is a character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A mischievous boy who can fly and never ages, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small... More > island of Neverland as the leader of his gang, the Lost Boys, interacting with mermaids, Indians, fairies, pirates, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside of Neverland. In addition to two distinct works by Barrie, the character has been featured in a variety of media and merchandise, both adapting and expanding on Barrie's works.< Less
The Little White Bird (Illustrated)
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The Little White Bird is a novel by J. M. Barrie, published in 1902, ranging in tone from fantasy and whimsy to social comedy with dark, aggressive undertones. The book attained prominence and... More > longevity due to several chapters written in a softer tone than the rest of the book, in which it introduced the character and mythology of Peter Pan. Those chapters were later published separately as Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens as a children's book. The Peter Pan story began as one chapter of a longer work and during the four years that Barrie worked on the book prior to publication, grew to an "elaborate book-within-a-book" of over one hundred page< Less
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Peter Pan is a character created by the novelis and playwright J. M.Barrie A boy who can fly and who never ages, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of... More > Neverland. This ebook is part of the Fairy Tale Project of Errant Editions. It is an illustrated special version with an appendix edited by Marie Laffont.(the cover image is taken from the web, and for this reason considered available. If not so, please contact us)< Less
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Golly and Dolly - After Sneetchland
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This story is all about after Peter Pan where Yakko Warner Wakko Warner and Dot Warner and The Sneetches leave for Sneetchland, Golly and Dolly all grown up and they have three otter kids. This story... More > was retitled for Disney as an sequel to the 1953 animated film called Disney's Return to Never Land< Less
J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys Study Guide
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The J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys by Andrew Birkin. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter... More > Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys.< Less
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