Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Summary

A set of 6 much-loved stories from classic English literature for children, brought together by Puffin Classics in beautiful paperback cover designs.

Peter Pan is one of the most famous and loved stories in children's English literature.

When Peter Pan loses his shadow in the Darling children's nursery, things will never be the same again...
Over the rooftops of London, Peter Pan and the fairy Tinkerbell lead Wendy, Michael and John Darling to Neverland to start a new life with his gang of Lost Boys.

There, they will encounter mermaids, princesses, a ticking crocodile and the fearsome Captain Hook and his terrible crew of pirates.

What will their new life be like in Neverland? If Captain Hook has his way, they won't live long enough to find out...

Also in this collection:
The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Oliver Twist
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Five Children and It
Gulliver's Travels

About the author

J. M. Barrie

James Matthew Barrie was born in 1860 near Dundee in Scotland. He was the son of a weaver. He was educated at Glasgow Academy, Dumfries Academy and Edinburgh University. After working as a journalist in Nottingham he went to London and wrote for various newspapers and journals there. Between 1891 and 1902 Barrie published several successful novels and plays. Peter Pan, his greatest work, was first performed as a play in 1904. Although the original idea for Peter Pan appeared in an earlier adult novel, The Little White Bird, the full 'story' version for children was not set down on paper until 1911. J. M. Barrie died in 1937.
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