Peter Pan’s adventures have captured modern imagination time and again, flying across stage and screen countless times since his first appearance in 1904. Both children and adults have clung to this fantasy that perfectly captures the tension between the innocence of childhood and the fear of growing up. Join Wendy as she answers Peter’s call. Soar with them past the second star on the right, straight on till morning, and then return home, cherishing the precious memories of whimsical childhood.
Sir J.M. Barrie was a Scottish dramatist, best known for writing Peter Pan in 1904, or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up. The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his interest in becoming a playwright. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired his masterpiece.
What’s the best way to save Western civilization? By reading to your children. Pass this great literary tradition down to your students. Our read-aloud set for fourth grade brings you classic, high-quality content that you have come to expect from Memoria Press. Peter Pan is also featured in our Classics Collection. These are great books that have survived the test of time—books we choose for beauty in prose and content.