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J.M. Barrie

Biography

J.M. Barrie

Born on May 9, 1860, in Scotland, 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. Based on Barrie's enchanting characters, Disney created the animated classic, Peter Pan, in 1953.

J.M. Barrie

Books by J.M. Barrie

by J.M. Barrie - Adventure, Fantasy, Youth Fiction

PETER PAN, the book based on J.M. Barrie's famous play, is filled with unforgettable characters: Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up; the fairy, Tinker Bell; the evil pirate, Captain Hook; and the three children --- Wendy, John, and Michael --- who fly off with Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet Indians and pirates and a crocodile that ticks.