J. M. Barrie enjoyed telling stories to the sons of a close family friend, and when his older brother died at age 14 in an ice-skating accident, Barrie was inspired to create the story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Published first as a play, then as a novel, this enduring classic will be a treasured addition to any home library. The cloth-bound cover features a full-color illustrated plate and beautiful foil stamping. Color illustrations throughout will help you envision Neverland, Peter, Wendy, and battles with the famous Captain Hook. A story for all ages, this title will keep you turning pages long into the evening.