Read The Wendy Project Online Free - 16-year-old Wendy Davies crashes her car into a lake on a late summer night in New England with her two younger brothers in the backseat. When she wakes in the hospital, she is told that her youngest brother, Michael, is dead. Wendy — a once rational teenager – shocks her family by insisting that Michael is alive and in the custody of a mysterious flying boy. Placed in a new school, Wendy negotiates fantasy and reality as students and adults around her resemble characters from Neverland. Given a sketchbook by her therapist, Wendy starts to draw. But is The Wendy Project merely her safe space, or a portal between worlds?
|Title||:||The Wendy Project|
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May 12, 2017
The Wendy Project by Melissa Jane Osborne is a wonderfully told modern retelling of the classic tale Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.
Wendy gets into a terrible car accident while driving with her two brothers, John and Michael, veering off a bridge and into water. When she wakes up in the hospital an...
July 28, 2017
Received from: Super Genius
Received Via: NetGalley.com
Why this book?
I love retellings
What I thought
One of the best graphic novels I have read! The graphics are beautiful and the storyline heart breaking. Can't wait for the next one.
December 29, 2017
A new take on dealing with the grief of losing a loved one. The art and concept are definitely interesting, but I would enjoy more real life and less fantasy for this one.
May 24, 2017
full disclosure: i work at the company that produced this book so...
July 04, 2017
I was provided an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
I threw myself into this graphic novel without knowing what to expect and I’m very glad I did…
It was incredible. The drawings are magnificent (for their designs as much as their coloring) and the story grabbed me...
August 14, 2017
Published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Annie Burdick
The Wendy Project is a short, but poignant graphic novel based on the classic story of Peter Pan. It begins fairly grounded in reality–a car accident, a broken family, teenage drama–but slowly delves more and more into the magical realism spher...
July 03, 2017
Wendy drifts between fantasy and reality in this lovely and heartbreaking modern take on a classic. A poignant story of loss, fear, family, and hope--Wendy loses herself within her journal, the journal that is the graphic novel itself, and must find the strength within herself to return to realit...
May 30, 2017
This is so beautiful and sweet and sad. Gorgeous artwork and a bittersweet story.
Wendy and her brothers are in a car crash, and Wendy swears she saw her youngest brother Michael flying off with Peter Pan, but no one believes her. She gets in trouble at school, and sort of connects with a weird gu...
July 17, 2017
An interesting retelling of Peter Pan as an exploration of guilt and grief. The art is fantastic, and I love the way limited color is used to differentiate mundane from magical.
November 16, 2017
For fans of This One Summer, but with a Peter Pan retelling twist. Caution Warning for Depression, Suicidal Thoughts, and PTSD.