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When Jim Hawkins discovers a map in an old sea chest, he little guesses of the danger and excitement which lie ahead. He sets sail for Treasure Island in search of treasure. A terrifically exciting tale of a dead man’s map, mutinous pirates, skulduggery and buried treasure.
From Michael Morpurgo: "This was the first real book I read for myself. I lived this book as I read it."
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publication date: 02/08/2012
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage
Publication date: 02/08/2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||18th July 2005|
|Author:||Robert Louis Stevenson|
|Publisher:||Kingfisher Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
Robert Louis Stevenson was born to Thomas and Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. From the beginning he was sickly. Through much of his childhood he was attended by his faithful nurse, Alison Cunningham, known as Cummy in the family circle. She told him morbid stories about the Covenanters (the Scots Presbyterian martyrs), read aloud to him Victorian penny-serial novels, Bible stories, and the Psalms, and drilled the catechism into him, all with his parents' approval. Thomas Stevenson was quite a storyteller himself, and his wife doted on their only child, sitting in admiration while her precocious son ...More About Robert Louis Stevenson