Peter and the Starcatchers
Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. A fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They set sail aboard the Never Land,... show more
Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. A fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They set sail aboard the Never Land, a ship carrying a precious and mysterious trunk in its cargo hold-and the journey quickly becomes fraught with excitement and danger.Discover richly developed characters in the sweet but sophisticated Molly, the scary but familiar Black Stache, and the fearless Peter. Treacherous battles with pirates, foreboding thunderstorms at sea, and evocative writing immerse the reader in a story that slowly and finally reveals the secrets and mysteries of the beloved Peter Pan.
Publish date: August 30th 2004
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Pages no: 452
Edition language: English
Series: Peter and the Starcatchers (#1)
I got this audio book the SYNC summer program. The cover is definitely very Peter Pan, and I think it will attract any Peter Pan fans to read it. I listened to this book in the car with my son to and from school. My son really enjoyed this book and wants to listen to the rest of the series if I...
Now I can't compare this prequel to the original Peter Pan because I have never read it and since this is really connected to Disney's and I only have vague recollections of the movie so I can't judge on how it compares. It is a strong fantasy story. Character's aren't as defined as I liked and I fe...
I thought I read it ages ago.Then I read it again, and I found I didn't really finished it the first time. It is about Peter and Molly and stardust. It is about pirates and dolphins and mermaids. It is about boy being brave. It is not really a happy book. There is adventure, and it is more like the ...
So, confession time: Peter Pan was my first ever literary crush. Even though at the time I didn't even know what a crush was. I was 4. Or maybe 5? The point being: I LOVE Peter Pan. And this book had been on my to-read list for some time now, even though I hadn't yet managed to get my hands on a cop...
I'm putting this on my YA shelf, but the perfect reader would actually be a fourth-grader.I enjoyed the creativity of imagining a prequel to Peter Pan, but was surprised that the first two thirds of the book weren't more gripping. It was interesting, and moved along, but I was definitely able to pu...