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Peter Pan And Wendy

Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

Celebrate over 100 years of Peter Pan with this glorious illustrated edition of the classic tale.

When Peter Pan flies in through the Darling children's nursery in search of his shadow, the scene is set for a classic tale that has captured the imagination of children and adults for over one hundred years.

  • This magnificent new edition is complete and unabridged, featuring over 70 beautiful illustrations by award-winning Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen.
  • The foreword has been written by David Barrie, the author's great-great-nephew.
  • Royalties from every copy sold will go to benefit the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

About the author

James Matthew Barrie was born in 1860, the ninth of ten children. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1882, he started working as a journalist. Three years later he moved to London and was soon writing best-selling stories, novels and plays.

About the illustrator

Robert Ingpen was born in 1936, and is an established Australian artist and author. He studied illustration art in Melbourne and has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred published works of fiction and non-fiction. In 1986 Robert Ingpen was awarded the coveted Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature.

Review

"Another prestigious publication from Walker, destined to grace the shelves of bibliophiles for years to come...one of the most handsomely designed books of its kind yet to appear." Reading Time

ISBN: 9781844280391
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-HB
Release Date: September 1, 2004
Dimensions: 205 x 242mm, 0pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $39.95
New Zealand RRP: $47.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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