Treasure Island (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
Treasure Island is a masterful tale of buccaneers and buried gold. Young Jim Hawkins comes into possession of a treasure map when Billy Bones dies in his families inn, the Admiral Benbow. He takes to the seas with Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney along with a crew of unsavory characters including Long John Silver. Their travels take them to an island where violent struggle erupts and power and possession of the map shifts from the pirates aboard and loyal crew. Treasure Island is a must read for every boy and adventure lover no matter the age. Illustrated by Louis Rhead.