Treasure Island (Vintage Children's Classics) (Paperback)
Includes character guide, true-or-false pirate statements, quizzes, author info, and seafaring vocabulary
Fifteen men on the dead man's chest-
Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum
When young Jim Hawkins discovers a map showing the way to Captain Flint's treasure, he and Squire Trelawney set sail on the Hispaniola to search for the gold. Little do they know that among their crew is the dastardly pirate Long John Silver. Silver has a devious plan to keep the gold all to himself. Can brave Jim outwit the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas? Will he escape from Treasure Island alive?
About the Author
R. L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer whose other classics include Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
• "It is a breathless journey and the closest thing to a real pirate adventure without an eye patch and a time machine... It is a unique work of genius." --Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl
• "Who can think of a pirate without conjuring up the image of Long John Silver?" --Daily Mail