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Peter Pan in Scarlet

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  • Posted March 7, 2009

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    AMAZING!

    This is the only "authorized" sequel of Peter Pan. I wasn't sure about reading it at first becuase some things are precious and should never be tampered with. This book couldn't be more different from the first but has the a child-like nature. By child-like I mean, remember when you were a kid and every time you went into make-believe it was so real and so serious that you were truly in another world? Well this book takes you back to that place, it so childishly real and serious that I was lost in it... A lost girl if you will, I forgot where I was, who I was in the best possible way. Read this book you won't regret it.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 13, 2008

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    Reviewed by Christina Tsichlis for TeensReadToo.com

    PETER PAN IN SCARLET by Geraldine McCaughrean should be read by every fan of J.M. Barrie's PETER PAN. <BR/><BR/>The reader will return to the age at which they first read the original and re-experience the wonder of seeing the world through the eyes of Peter Pan and his gang of comrades in adventure. It is the first approved sequel to the original tale, and the author manages to capture the style and excitement of Mr. Barrie's classic. It is remarkable in every sense of the word and, like the original, proceeds go to the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and not to Barrie's estate. <BR/><BR/>Set in the 1920s, nightmares are slipping out of Neverland and into the real world to find Wendy and the original Lost Boys, who are now respectable adults with children of their own. They revert to children in a magical way and the adventure begins. <BR/><BR/>Neverland is no longer a land of eternal summer. It is currently Autumn, something that has not happened before. When Wendy and the Lost Boys make it back to Neverland, they meet Peter, who is alone but still the essence of Boy. After fighting through the denial of Peter, who loves Neverland in reds and golds as much as he does in shades of green, it is up to them to save it. <BR/><BR/>They face their worst fears, remember who they once were, and deal with the sadness of loss and the joy of love with a youthful exuberance that J.M. Barrie would be proud of. His creations are treated with the utmost respect and tenderness by an author who is truly in love with her story.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    peter pans mine!!!!!!!

    perer is my disney boyfriend so ha ha. This book is awsome i feel like i wanna be wendy

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I tried to read it in second grade but it was too big. I tried again the summer before 4th grade amd loved it. I took the book everywhere because I couldn't stop reading it. It's the best book ever !!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2012

    I love this book.

    This book is great but it does get kinda scsry. The basis of the story is that wendy snd the lost boys return to neverland because something had gone wrong. Towards the cend of story they find a great treasure but be warned. When vhence you put on someone elses clothing in neverland you become that person. Oh and you musnt trust the one who owns the carnival for that who is thought to be dead is not. The book might be kinda intense for younger kids because peter pan turns into cap- whoops. Almost gave away thr secret. Hee hee hee.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    I love this book

    This author does a really great job with using the real story of peter pan and putting a cool realistic/science fiction twist on it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    Wassup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love this book it is epic!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2012

    Love this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Peter pan is my husband so sorry 2 dissapoint u all out there who like him but he is mine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2012

    A good sequel to Peter Pan

    This book is a great follow up to J M Barrie's classic novel.The plot had alot of twwist and turns which was perfect for this book.

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  • Posted March 15, 2009

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    FANTASTIC

    I LOVED this book. When I first picked it up, I wasn't so sure, because some things shouldn't be messed with. But this book was amazing, written truly in the spirit of the original J.M. Barrie, but it makes a bit more sense. :D It was a wonderful story, that I already can't wait to reread!

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