The Life and Works of JM Barrie

Born on May 9th 1860 there is more to Mr Barrie than just Peter Pan.

For Reading Addicts
Created by For Reading Addicts
On May 9, 2016
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What do the initials JM stand for?

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Of the 10 Barrie children what number was JM?

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When JM was 6 his elder brother died in a skating accident. To his grieving mother he became ‘the boy who never grew up’ is this true or false?

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Barrie’s first success was a play that was a parody of another playwright’s work – which playwright?

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Barrie married Mary Ansell in 1894, what was her profession?

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Written in 1902 which highly successful stage play of Barrie’s is about an aristocratic family and their servants being shipwrecked on a desert island?

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What is the subtitle of Peter Pan?

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The story of Peter Pan first appeared in what genre?

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What is the name of the Island in Peter Pan?

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In Greek mythology who is Pan?

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Which political battle did Barrie fight for?

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Which London hospital did Barrie give the rights of Peter Pan to?

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In the play version of Peter Pan one actor usually plays which two roles?

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Wendy is nearly killed by which Lost Boy?

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In the battle with Peter how does Captain Hook die?

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The Darlings have a very unusual nursemaid called Nana – what is she?

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What are the names of the two Darling brothers?

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The name Wendy was created when a little friend of Barrie’s who couldn’t pronounce her r’s properly called him Friendy – therefore Fwendy. Is this story true or false?

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When a child says ‘I don’t believe in fairies’ what happens?

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Four years after the publication of Peter Pan Barrie wrote a final chapter of the story, what is it called?

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