[PETER PAN]. McCAUGHREAN, Geraldine (author). David WYATT (illustrator). Peter Pan In Scarlet [The Official Sequel]. London; Oxford University Press. 2006.
8vo. Original red cloth with red metallic vignette of Peter to upper board, lettered in metallic red to spine, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [xii] + 275; with chapter-headings in silhouette by David Wyatt; a fine copy in similarly fine dustwrapper with the original adhesive limitation label to upper panel.
First edition, with number string 1-10. One of a limited edition of only 1500 numbered copies signed by the author. This is the official sequel to Peter Pan, which was commissioned to appear in 2006, the centenary of the first appearance of Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens (1906). Reportedly over 100 authors applied to write this sequel, the commission for which was awarded to Geraldine McCaughrean, previous winner of the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and the Blue Peter Book of the Year.