Thursday, 7 July 2011

Peter Pan on Alderney’s stamp

“Group of children swarm above London’s skyline”

Alderney Post celebrated the birth of JM Barrie by issued the stamp series feature the stunning artwork of David Wyatt which taken from the Barrie’s book Peter Pan and Wendy on November 4, 2010.

“Captain Hook falls into the jaws of a waiting crocodile”

JM Barrie, most famously author known for creation of Peter Pan. JM Barrie has committed to help the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for children in London.

“Peter visits Captain Hook’s ship”

JM Barrie  given all the rights to Peter Pan over to GOSH as his help to the extended new wing of the hospital. To this day, GOSH receives royalties from all Peter Pan products, such as when a book is sold or a production of the play is put on.

“Peter waves a rainbow so that the explorers can be freed”

The only official sequel to Barrie’s book Peter Pan and Wendy was sanctioned by GOSH and in 2006, Peter Pan in Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean was published.

“Children at the top of Neverpeak which is covered in snow”
wo years later the book was published as a fully illustrated edition abridges for younger children.

“The bornfire frightens off a blizzard and warms the children”

Set in the 1920s, Peter Pan in Scarlet sees the return of Wendy and the Lost Boys, as Peter Pan needs his friend’s help.But everything has changed in Neverland and they encounter pirates, witches and fairies, and dangers beyond their imaginations.


Wendy is a heroine featured by JM Barrie to recall his little girl friend, Margaret Henley, who died at the age of six. She called Barrie ‘my friendy’, which she lisped as ‘fwendy’ or ‘wendy’.

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