ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018
Peter Pan: V&A Collectors Edition
By (author) J M Barrie
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland – the island where the lost boys play. Magic and mischief is in the air but if villainous Captain Hook has his way, before long someone will be swimming with the crocodiles . . .This special Puffin Classics edition brings together two of the most inspirational collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London – the works of Arts and Crafts pioneer William Morris and the literature of Charles Dickens.Illustrator Liz Catchpole has selected patterns from the V&A archive and introduced new artwork inspired by the collection to create a beautiful cover which brings Robert Louis Stevenson’s timeless story to life.
J M Barrie
James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was born in Scotland. He moved to London in 1885. He had a high reputation as a playwright, with productions including Quality Street (1901) and The Admirable Crichton (1902). Peter Pan was first produced on stage in 1904 and in 1911 he turned the story into a book.