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On board the ship Never Land, an orange-haired boy named Peter, the leader of a group of orphaned boys being sent off to work as servants in King Zarboff the Third's court, is puzzled by his shipmate Molly's fantastical story of starstuff, but it inextricably binds him to her. Peter vows to help his new, very pretty friend Molly (a Starcatcher's apprentice) keep a mysterious trunk full of the stuff out of the clutches of the pirate Black Stache, a host of other interested parties, and ultimately King Zarboff the Third.
The downright goofy, modern 8-year-old boy humor sometimes clashes with an old-time pirate sensibility, and the rapid-fire dialogue, while well paced, is far from inventive. Still, the high-seas hijinks and desert-island shenanigans will keep readers turning the pages. Greg Call's wonderful black-and-white illustrations are deliciously old-fashioned and add plenty of atmosphere to a silly, swashbuckling story that shows us how Peter Pan came to fly and why he, and his story, will never get old. (Ages 9 and older) --Karin Snelson --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This story is a prequel to Peter Pan. The skillfully crafted story has good character development, dialogue, creative imagery and adventure. Read morePublished 1 month ago by HJPeters
Very enjoyed this book. A bit childish but I was expecting a riveting thriller. Delivers what you would expect with Peter pan as central to story,Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
i loved everything about it. it was a awesome action packed book. the magic involved was really thrilling. love It!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I didn't like the fighting
Because that's my opinion of what I think of this funny interesting book
BEST BOOK SERIES I'VE EVER READ!!!!!!
I love this entire series. I swear, I could read it over and over and over and never get tired of it! Read more
I love Jim Dale. He brings the story alive. It a cute addition to the Peter Pan story.Published 2 months ago by Margie