Peter and the Starcatchers | Disney Books | Disney Publishing WorldwidePeter and the Starcatchers is an adventure story set on the Island of Mollusk. It centers around Peter, an orphan boy and Molly, his pretty, mysterious friend, the pair overcoming pirates and various other threats in a quest that will see them protect the world from a great evil. As might be expected from any Neverland story, Peter Pan takes center stage as the primary protagonist. Approximately 14 years old, Peter plays the role of leader of his band of lost boys, having acquired the position not only because of his age but the fact that he can spit the farthest. Following considerable exposure to the so-called starstuff, the greatest treasure in the world, Peter learns to fly. It should be noted that while these novels are presented as direct prequels to J. Becoming a reporter for the Daily Local News in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Barry spent a considerable portion of his time covering local government events before receiving his promotion to City Editor.
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 immerse the reader in a story that slowly and finally reveals the secrets and mysteries of the beloved Peter Pan. Disney Publishing participates in affiliate commission programs, including with Amazon, which means that we may earn advertising fees from purchases you make from the links on this page. Download Educator Guide.
Peter and the Starcatchers is a children's novel that was published by Hyperion Books , a subsidiary of Disney , in Barrie 's novel Peter and Wendy. Although frequently reported to be a prequel to Barrie's novel, it is in fact a reimagining and reboot of Peter Pan's world, with very different character histories and internal world-building. A series of Never Land chapter books for younger readers is based on the novels. In , Disney hired Jay Wolpert to adapt the book to film, reportedly to use 3D animation. A play with music adaptation of the book debuted in winter at La Jolla Playhouse , as part of an arrangement with Disney Theatrical. Filming was expected to begin in