The Little White Bird

The Little White Bird  (1902) 
by J. M. Barrie

A novel ranging in tone from fantasy and whimsy to social comedy with dark, aggressive undertones. It was first serialized in the monthly Scribner's Magazine from August to November 1902. The book attained prominence and longevity thanks to several chapters written in a softer tone than the rest of the book, which introduced the character and mythology of Peter Pan. In 1906, those chapters were published separately as a children's book, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Excerpted from The Little White Bird on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The Little White Bird


Adventures In Kensington Gardens

By J.M. Barrie

This work was published in 1902, and contains the first published references to the character "Peter Pan", who became famous in the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (1904). Portions of this work were later published as Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1906).

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1937, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.