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Peter Pan and Wendy

By J. M. Barrie
Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

A brand-new picture book edition of Peter Pan and Wendy, written by JM Barrie and illustrated by award-winning Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen, for young children.

JM Barrie’s classic tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is retold here in abridged form so children can read it independently as well as enjoy listening to it as a bedtime story. Award-winning artist Robert Ingpen’s beautiful illustrations breathe new life into this most famous of modern fairy stories.

  • Includes a 10,000-word adapted text of this enduring classic.
  • Over 50 among the best original illustrations of Robert Ingpen from the Classics edition.
  • 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.

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 bestselling stories, novels and plays.

About the illustrator

Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia and still lives and works nearby in Barwon Heads. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986, he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children’s literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. His highly acclaimed series of illustrated Children’s Classics have now been published in many editions around the world. The titles in the series are: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Around the World in Eighty Days, Just So Stories, Peter Pan and Wendy, The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Jungle Book, The Nutcracker, The Secret Garden, The Wind in the Willows, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Treasure Island.

ISBN: 9781760650254
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2017
Dimensions: 216 x 260mm, 64pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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