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One summer morning while Aidan and Sarah are visiting their grandfather,they discover a secret compartment in his battered wooden desk. Insideis a yellowed envelope that contains a piece of very thin, almosttranslucent, white paper, on which, handwritten in black ink, are aseries of seemingly random lines; among them are what appear to befragments of letters, but not enough to make sense. At the bottom ofthe page is a verse about Peter Peter and a reference to a real hotelin London.
As it happens, the family is aboutto embark on a trip to Europe, so the children decide that while inLondon, they will try to locate the hotel. Through some carefulsleuthing, they manage to discover its location, and once inside, theyfind another clue.
The Bridge to Never Land willtake Sarah and Aidan on a quest that will challenge them to solve aseries of puzzles, which will gradually convince them that Peter Pan isnot fiction after all. They will discover what happened to theremainder of the starstuff cache that Wendy and Peter fought to protectmany years ago. But that's only the beginning. They'll find that in theearly twentieth century, Wendy and the other Starcatchers embarked onone last great mission—tofind a way to protect Never Land island, withmagical creatures and its precious starstuff supply, from theincreasingly intrusive the outside world.
About the Author
Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than a dozen books, including Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far); The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog; Dave Barry's Money Secrets; and Big Trouble. Along with Ridley Pearson, he is the co-author of Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter and the Shadow Thieves, Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, Escape from the Carnivale, Cave of the Dark Wind, Blood Tide, and Science Fair.
Ridley Pearson, in addition to the Peter and the Starcatchers series with Dave Barry, is the award-winning author of Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark, Kingdom Keepers: Disney At Dawn, Kingdom Keepers: Disney in Shadow, Steel Trapp: The Challenge, and Steel Trapp: The Academy. He has also written more than twenty best-selling crime novels, including Killer View and Killer Weekend. He was the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Oxford University.