Author(s): J. M. Barrie
Presented in a beautiful slip-case edition that contains new, full-color illustrations for readers aged 8 and up, J. M. Barrie's best-loved tale of Lost Boys, mermaids, pirates, and a boy who will never grow up will enchant even the oldest child at heart.
Wendy knows that all children have to grow up...all apart from the magical Peter Pan! When Peter flies through the nursery window and invites Wendy and her brothers, John and Michael, to come to Never-Never-Land, they set off on the adventure of a lifetime.
Barrie wrote his fantasy of childhood, added another figure to our enduring literature, and thereby undoubtedly made one of the boldest bids for immortality of any writer. . . . It is a masterpiece. J. B. PRIESTLEY"
James Matthew Barrie (1860--1937) was born in Scotland. He moved to London in 1885. He had a high reputation as a playwright, with productions including Quality Street (1901) and The Admirable Crichton (1902). Peter Pan was first produced on stage in 1904 and in 1911 he turned the story into a book.