Treasure Island: Annotated Edition (Caribe Classics #2) (Paperback)
Winter 2009 Kids' List
“Take a look at this magnificent new edition of one of the best adventure stories ever written. John Lawrence's hand-colored, vinyl-cut, and wood-textured illustrations richly evoke the atmosphere and drama of the one of the best adventure stories ever written in this magnificent new edition. An unusually beautiful piece of bookmaking, and a special gift for any time of the year.”
— Carol, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
"Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest-- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum "
When Billy Bones walks into the inn singing his infamous pirate song, he propels young Jim Hawkins into an adventure filled with intrigue, danger, and - of course - treasure.
This Caribe Classics edition provides greater accessibility to the spirited narrative of Treasure Island by including the novel's original illustrations by Louis Rhead, annotated vocabulary throughout the text, and an introduction chronicling Robert Louis Stevenson's life and Treasure Island's major literary themes.