The first-ever authorized sequel to J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan ! In August 2004 the Special Trustees of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, who hold the copyright in Peter Pan , launched a worldwide search for a writer to create a sequel to J. M. Barrie's timeless masterpiece. Renowned... read more
“Fireflyer liked nothing better than to chase the notes that came from Slightly’s clarinet—-to eat them like chocolates, out of the air. The breves were best—-fat and round, with creamy centres. The demi-semi-quavers were fizzy, but it took dozens just to make one mouthful. The sharps were sharp as lemons, and the flats slipped down like slices of cucumber cut very thin. Slightly laughed to see the fairy bite into them, making them pop<…>”Narrator
“<T>he only trouble with dreams is that there is no choosing which ones you get. They arrive like the weather, blown in from north or south, past or future, dark places or light. Dreams float seven-eighths beneath the water.”Narrator
““Tell me a story,” demanded Fireflyer.“Why? Do you eat them, too, then?”“Only the ohs and ayes and ees and oos. The kays are too spikey and the zeds are too buzzy and the ones with the dots get stuck in your teeth and the esses sometimes slide down inside your vest and tickle. Oh, and make it a happy ending, Mr. Slightly-more, or I’ll get a pain.””Fireflyer & Slightly
“… because goodby is much the hardest word to spell.”
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