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Peter & The Starcatchers by Dave Barry

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Peter & The Starcatchers by Dave Barry
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 but the journey quickly becomes fraught with excitement and danger. 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. (catalog summary)

Other books in the Starcatchers series include: Peter & the Shadow Thieves, Peter & the Secret of Rundoon, and Peter & the Sword of Mercy.

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