Author: Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
BARRY, Dave & PEARSON, Ridley. Peter and the Starcatchers. Illustrations by Greg Call. NY: Hyperion . 8vo, [xii] 452pp. Color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers; 14 full-page half-tone illustrations and eight smaller half-tone illustrations. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slight creasing at bottom right of front panel). Signed by the authors, Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.
First edition. The first book in Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s five book Peter and the Starcatchers series. 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. The basis for the Tony Award-winning Broadway play and the first in a series of 5 books about young Peter Pan.