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Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

Also known by the title of Peter and Wendy, Peter Pan is Scottish writer J. M. Barrie’s most famous work, a 1911 novel compiling and expanding upon his 1904 stage play of the same story.  1,350 more words


Only A Girl?

“For Wendy?” John said, aghast. “Why, she is only a girl!”

“That,” explained Curly, “is why we are her servants.”

Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie

J. M. Barrie

Did You Know?

“Do you know why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie

J. M. Barrie

Mermaid Lagoon

“If you shut your eyes and are a lucky one, you may see at times a shapeless pool of lovely pale colours suspended in the darkness… 76 more words

J. M. Barrie

The Beginning of Fairies

“You see Wendy, when the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.” Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie

J. M. Barrie

Now, Peter!

“So as soon as the door of 27 closed on Mr. and Mrs. Darling there was a commotion in the firmament, and the smallest of all the stars in the Milky Way screamed out: Now, Peter!”

J. M. Barrie

She Had Seen Him Before

“She thought she had seen him before in the faces of many women who have no children.” Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie

J. M. Barrie