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You can purchase copies of the PPMBT publications and books from various outlets including Midsteeple Box Office, High Street, Dumfries 01387 253 383

We can also take orders by mail, please send a cheque or postal order made to Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust to 92 Irish Street, Dumfries, DG1 2PF

MOAT BRAE CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARD 2017 Pack of 10 cards £5.50 (+P&P) 

Watercolour by Jessica Lee Moat Brae Front Door at Christmas TimeWe are delighted to offer this beautiful Christmas Card featuring an original festive watercolour of Moat Brae by JMB Creative Jessica Lee. The A5 card is produced in packs of 10 identical cards to a high specification with matt laminate front and white envelope.  Text inside reads Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  There is also a short quotation from JM Barrie “I was more in that house than any other in Dumfries’

CoverThe Adventure Begins –  JM Barrie in Dumfries
£4.00 (+P&P) 

The fascinating story of J.M. Barrie’s
formative years in Dumfries, spent
playing pirates at Moat Brae, writing his first Log Book, play, magazine articles
and discovering his love for stagecraft at The Theatre Royal.

Published by Friends of PPMBT

10245276_753893484645543_5674189992079897366_n_1Moat Brae Memories
£4.00 (+P&P)

A brief history of Moat Brae House from its design by Architect Walter Newall in 1823 until its last days as a Private Nursing Home in 1997, remembered with humour and fondness by people who worked there.

Published by Friends of PPMBT


Sixteen-String-JackSixteen String Jack and the Garden of Adventure
by Tom Pow, illustrated by Ian Andrew £9.99 (+P&P)

This is the most charming and beautifully crafted story that captures the spirit and essence of imagination in the very same way that the garden at Moat Brae first inspired J M Barrie and the creation of his iconic character – Peter Pan’ – Joanna Lumley, Patron, Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust

Precise illustrations by Ian Andrew evoke fantasy with a sharpness of fact’ – The Sunday Times


11One day, Daisy’s grandmother takes her to an overgrown garden. Many, many years before other children had played in that garden – Sixteen String Jack and Dare Devil Dick were shipwrecked there; and often they fought pirates side by side till the sun went down. But it was only Sixteen String Jack whose fame would never die, for he grew up to become J.M. Barrie, creator of Peter Pan.

In this poignant and beautifully illustrated story, award winning writer Tom Pow and Sendak Fellow Ian Andrew search out the magic that, in time, would produce the most famous character in children’s literature.

ISBN:9781780272269  BC Books Pub. Date 14 May 2015  Format Hardback Publisher Birlinn Ltd No of Pages 32 Illustrations Colour illustrations throughout


Peter-PanJM Barrie’s Peter Pan. Graphic Novel by Stref, coloured by Fin Cramb
£12.99 (+P&P)

Exquisite… impossible to put down’ – Scottish Field

A delightful book taking Barrie’s original text and giving it a
faithful and truly beautiful graphical adaptation
‘ – Jeremy Briggs,



Moat Brae Garden

Peter Pan is a familiar tale to many who have been enchanted by the adventures of the boy who wouldn’t grow up. In this graphic novel Stephen White goes back to the very heart of Barrie’s original tale to create a story that is dark, magical, charming and authentic. The complexity of Barrie’s original is drawn out in vibrant illustrations and engaging text to create a new vision of the tale for those familiar with it and to enchant a new generation of readers.

The stunning illustrations draw on original, authentic features from the locations that inspired Barrie to write his tale including Moat Brae House in Dumfries and the garden where he played as a boy. In choosing the format of a graphic novel for this retelling, Stephen White has created a new and exciting version of Peter Pan that is like nothing that has been done before.

ISBN: 9781780272900 BC Books Pub. Date 16 June 2015 Format: Paperback Publisher Birlinn Ltd No of Pages 96 Colour illustrations throughout

Seabrave Front Cover of bookThe Adventures of Seabrave
by Susan Palmer-Jones available as an e-book from Amazon priced £6.29 (sold in aid of PPMBT)

  • Seabrave is a boy growing up in Iron Age Ireland (born in 61 CE). He doesn’t go to school, except for history lessons with the local druid, but he has to learn to sail because that’s how everyone gets about.
  • When he’s a little boy he struggles with the bullies on the beach; but from age 10 upwards he travels to different places and fights with outlaws, raiders, kidnappers, thieves and slave-traders.
  • ISBN: 9780953288083 Published by the Green Handbook

  • 10454257_10153011034449569_8818383942547863443_oGood Neighbours
    Collected Poems of Peter Angelini £5 + P&P (+P&P)

Known locally as “The People’s Poet” Pierluigi Angelini was born in Lucca, Italy in 1940 and moved to Dumfries when he was 18 years old.

On retiring he has turned his energies to writing poetry in English and Italian and has used his writing to raise funds for a number of charities.  He has read his work in the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh and the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust is a beneficiary of this latest book which includes a foreword by our Patron Joanna Lumley.

Published by the Ottersburn Gallery