Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens


James matthew Barrie James matthew Barrie

Summary

The story of Peter Pan, written by J.M. Barrie, begins with Peter as a seven-day-old infant who used to be part bird. He escapes out of the window of his London home and returns to Kensington Gardens, where he learns he is no longer able to fly and is a "Betwixt-and-Between" being, part human and part bird. Peter commissions the building of a...More
Child Literature Novel

Sir James Matthew Barrie (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright known for creating Peter Pan, a story about a boy who never grows up and has magical adventures in Neverland with a girl named Wendy. Barrie lived in Scotland before moving to London where he met the Llewelyn Davies boys, who inspired him to write about a baby boy's magical adventures in Kensington Gardens, then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, a 1904 West End "fairy play" about an ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland. Peter Pan became his most popular work, overshadowing his other successful novels and plays. Barrie gave the rights to the Peter Pan works to Great...More

Publish Date : 23 Mar 2023

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