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Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan By Sir J. M. Barrie

Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan
by Sir J. M. Barrie

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A classic gift book of J. M Barrie's favourite tale illustrated by award-winning Shirley Hughes.
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Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan Summary

Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan by Sir J. M. Barrie

Peter Pan is one of the best loved characters in children's literature - the boy who never grew up. This retold edition - abridged with the permission of the author - is brought to life by classic pen and ink illustrations from award-winning Shirley Hughes.

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Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan Reviews

A remarkable artist and author whose picture books should be on every child's shelf. The Times Shirley Hughes is the doyenne of the picture book world. TES Christmas is the time for beautiful new editions of classics. With evident delight, Shirley Hughes has reillustrated Peter Pan and Wendy. With her dark-haired Wendy, elfin, androgynous Peter and menacing Hook, Hughes reminds us how much black and white drawings can enhance a story The Sunday Times It combines the magic of dreams and the stuff of nightmares making it perfect bedtime reading!... a splendid present... Carousel delightful line drawings... This book is an exuberance of delight. School Librarian In this edition, the magic story is accompanied by the equally classic drawings of award winning and much loved illustrator Shilrey Hughes. Books for Keeps Shirley Hughes' black pen and ink illustrations take us back to the story's Edwardian origins while the conversational, personal narrative makes this a perfect family book to read aloud over the holidays. Cork Evening Echo

About Sir J. M. Barrie

Shirley Hughes is one of the best-loved and most highly respected children's illustrators working today. She trained at the Liverpool School of Art and then at the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. Her first picture book was published in 1960. Overall she has illustrated more than 200 books. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1977, the Eleanor Farjeon Awward in 1984 and an OBE in 1999.

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Children's Classics and Modern Classics: Peter Pan by Sir J. M. Barrie
Sir J. M. Barrie
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.