Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Illustrated Junior Library Series 4
by J. M. Barrie, Michael Conway (Illustrator)
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Hardcover, 140 pages
Not in stock

Peter Pan was first introduced to the Illustrated Junior Library in what we call "Series 3." Series 3 versions feature textured cloth covers, whereas Series 4 books are glossy and always have ISBNs printed on the back. This book is sometimes considered scarce, but that is primarily because there is a lot of inaccurate information in major book databases—the ISBN will usually get you the book you want!

When Peter Pan flies into the home of the Darling children it is only the beginning of their magical adventures with Peter, the boy who-doesn't-want-to-grow-up; the fairy Tinker Bell; the evil Captain Hook; and other memorable characters.

Written as a play, and only then converted to a book, Peter Pan has long held appeal to children and adults alike. If you want to know Barrie's character as really intended, you must read the book and not just watch a movie.

Unlike the Disney version, the pirates and Indians don't just chase each other around. If your reader is a younger one, be warned that there are allusions to real violence.

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