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Peter Pan and Wendy
Peter Pan and Wendy

Peter Pan and Wendy

Abridged Edition for Younger Readers

By J.M. Barrie, Illustrated by Robert Ingpen


Palazzo Abridged Classics


64 Pages, 8.5 x 10.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $16.99 (US $16.99) (CA $22.99)

Publication Date: May 2018

ISBN 9781786750853

Rights: US & CA

Palazzo Editions (May 2018)

Price: $16.99


J.M. Barrie's classic children's tale of adventure and magic, newly abridged and illustrated by Andersen award-winner Robert Ingpen

When Peter Pan flies in through the Darling children's nursery window in search of his shadow, the scene is set for a wonderful tale of adventure and excitement that has captured the imagination of children and adults for more than a century. With its daring escapades and epic battles, Peter Pan and Wendy captures the spirit of childhood and has become one of the best-loved children's books of all time. This edition brings together an abridged text for younger readers with stunning illustrations. 


"Ingpen's delicate illustrations are a great way to enhance the pleasure and understanding of the story. These attractive editions are a good starting point to appreciate classic literature." —Parents in Touch  

"Abridged or unabridged, children's classics are going to live or die by the quality of the pictures and this edition has the benefit of copious illustrations by Robert Ingpen. There isn't a double-page spread which doesn't have at least one and they're all gloriously detailed. A well-illustrated and sensitively abridged version of an enduring children's classic." —Book Bag

"A brand-new abridgement with gorgeous illustrations by Robert Ingpen. This series of children's gift book classics is very much worth asking for next time you are in a bookshop." —Achuka

"Palazzo are re-releasing this stunning range of classics, with gorgeous artwork by celebrated illustrator Robert Ingpen. A true classic and definitely worth having in your collection, particularly in this lovely abridged and highly illustrated version." —Read it, Daddy!

Author Biography

J.M. Barrie's most enduring work, Peter Pan, was first written as a play and performed in London in 1904. Robert Ingpen was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature in 1986 and he has been honored with Membership of the Order of Australia.