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Peter and the Shadow Thieves

by Dave Barry, , Greg Call, Ridley Pearson

Peter and the Shadow Thieves by Dave Barry, , Greg Call, Ridley Pearson
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2006
    576 pages
    Genre: Novels

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In this follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we discover Peter leaving the relative safety of Mollusk Island—along with his trusted companion Tinker Bell—for the cold, damp streets of London. When Peter reaches London, he sets out to find Molly. Together they must combat Ombra’s terrible forces to both protect the Starcatchers and the treasured starstuff and most importantly to rescue Molly’s mother from the clutches of evil.

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"Tinged with humor, each action-packed chapter makes a compelling read-aloud for younger kids and an addictive page-turner for independent readers. (Ages 8 to 12)" - Child Magazine.

"With heaps of personality and daring adventure, this tale is sure to please Peter Pan fans—old and new alike." - Children's Literature.

"It is an exciting, rousing read perfect for fantasy adventure fans. Ages 11-15." - VOYA.

"Breathless chases and near-death experiences are spiced with a miasma of Dickensian squalor, creating scenes that are rich in color and action if short on in-depth characterization. This should appeal to fantasy and adventure fans alike. Grades 4-7." - School Library Journal.

"Readers will relish the chance to further explore the backstory of a favorite childhood tale, and hope for a third installment." - Booklist.

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Dave Barry, , Greg Call, Ridley Pearson Author Biography

Ridley Pearson, born in 1953 in Glen Cove, New York, is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 50 novels, divided between suspense and young adult adventure. Over the years, his work has been published in two dozen languages, and has been adapted by network television and for the Broadway stage. His book Peter and the Starcatchers, written with Dave Barry, was adapted by Rick Elice into a play which went on to Broadway to win 5 Tony Awards.

Ridley was awarded The Raymond Chandler Fulbright fellowship in detective fiction from Oxford University in 1990 and was the Missouri Writer Hall of Fame Quill Award Winner in 2013.

His research has spanned the globe and included everything from the engine room of a cruise liner, to a nighttime visit to Walt Disney World's It's...

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