Peter and the starcatchers / by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call
eBook | Disney Editions/Hyperion Paperbacks for Children | 2006
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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 immerses the reader in a story that slowly and finally reveals the secrets and mysteries of the beloved Peter Pan.
Audience
10 and up.
Contents
The never land -- The second trunk -- Molly -- The sea devil -- Captain Pembridge -- Black stache in pursuit -- Peter ventures aft -- Adrift in a dory -- The rescue -- Black stache closes in -- The messengers -- Angry words -- The ladies -- The alliance -- The attack -- Bad news -- The next target -- The plan -- The witch's broom -- Molly's story -- The sighting -- Blackness on the horizon -- Any minute now -- Overboard -- A fly in a spiderweb -- Into the sea -- The return -- Molly's turn -- Abandon ship -- A helping hand -- The lagoon -- The wreck of the never land -- Land ho! -- Reunited -- Into the jungle -- Getting close -- Heavy like a trunk -- The transformation -- Escape -- Captured -- "We'll think of something" -- "it's here" -- Visitors -- Parting ways -- The watchers -- Something in there -- A magic island -- The law -- Into the cave -- Eyes in the dark -- "Bird!" -- Mister Grin -- The power -- Slank's plan -- A close call -- Capsized -- An old friend -- Crossroads -- Ammm's message -- Too quick for a cloud; too big for a bird -- Crenshaw returns -- Peter's decision -- Gone again -- "He surely will" -- He's gone ahead -- The dream -- As if he knows something -- The bargain -- Reprieve -- Almost there -- A good thing -- Change of plans -- "Just watch" -- The golden box -- Forever -- Peter's plea -- Attack -- All the time in the world -- The last moment.
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9781423140948 (electronic bk.)
142314094X (electronic bk.)
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