Showing posts with label Jane Yolen. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jane Yolen. Show all posts

Monday, March 26, 2012

Lost Boy

I think there's a Peter Pan inside of every reader. Here's a lovely biography by Jane Yolen about the man who created Peter Pan, J.M Barrie.



Aren't Steve Adam's paint on board illustrations terrific?

"Wake up," she cried, "Peter Pan has come and he is to teach us to fly."
FROM PETER AND WENDY





Here's a very clever idea- stencil Peter's shadow on your bedroom ceiling!

IMAGE COURTESY OF PINTEREST.COM
"I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg."
PETER TO HOOK, FROM PETER PAN, THE PLAY
Whether it's called Oz or Hogwarts or Narnia, there's always a Neverland waiting for you in books. And how do you find it? Crack open the cover and then it's
 "Second star to the right and straight on until morning."