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Peter and the Starcatchers

byRidley Pearson, Dave BarryIllustratorGreg Call

Paperback | May 1, 2006

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Don'teventhinkof starting this bookunless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. Afast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peterand his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. Theyset sail aboard theNeverLand, a ship carrying a precious and mysterious trunk inits cargo hold, and the journey quickly becomes fraught with excitement anddanger.

Discoverrichly developed characters in the sweet but sophisticated Molly, the scary butfamiliar Black Stache, and the fearless Peter. Treacherous battles withpirates, foreboding thunderstorms at sea, and evocative writing immerses thereader in a story that slowly and finally reveals the secrets and mysteries ofthe belovedPeter Pan.
Ridley Pearson is the best-selling co-author ofPeter and the StarcatchersandPeter and the Shadow Thieves. He is also the author of fourteen novels, includingCut and Run,The Middle of Nowhere,The Pied Piper,Beyond Recognition,No Witnesses,The First Victim,Undercurrents, andParallel Lies. He was the first American to be awarded the Raymo...
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Title:Peter and the StarcatchersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.5 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2006Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:078684907X

ISBN - 13:9780786849079

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Kids/YA novel LOVED this book as a teen - one of my all time favourite. Fun and funny, witty and adventurous this prequel is an easy read. Still have it in my bookshelf and I pull it out when I need something light.
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adventurous read Interesting and enjoyable story.
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So interesting! I always loved the story of Peter Pan and loved this origin version. It was fun and adventurous just as Peter Pan's story should be.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Story It's a fun story on the Peter Pan story and I thoroughly enjoyed it! It was fun and adventurous.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Didn't expect to love it as much as I did! Read this while I was sick and couldn't put it down! So fun
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Enchanting I was totally enchanted by this audio book that describes how Peter Pan and the Lost Boys came about. It is full of wondrous magic, pirates, a giant crocodile and even the fairy dust that makes Peter fly. . My daughter insisted that I listen to this book. Her teacher read it to her at school a few years ago and held her class in rapt attention. I am so glad I finally listened to her. . I am not going to tell you anything that happens in the book as I don't want to spoil a thing for you. . If you are looking for a book to read to your child or if you want to relive a magical part of your childhood, make this the next one on your list. I can't wait to start listening to 'Peter and the Shadow Thieves'. .
Date published: 2009-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A CLASSIC I love this book because it explains sooo much! Like how Capt. Hook and Peter met, how Capt. Hook lost his hand, where Tinker Bell came from and how come Peter doesn't need pixie dust to fly and many more interesting things about Peter and Neverland. If you haven't added it to your collection yet than your crazy!
Date published: 2006-07-21