Treasure Island (Hardcover)
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
Here be Pirates and buried gold
Treasure Island (1883) by Robert Louis Stevenson is the stirring classic tale of adventure on the high seas and a hunt for buried pirate treasure.
Follow young Jim Hawkins and the mysterious buccaneer map to Skeleton Island, but avoid the bloodthirsty old crew of the terrible Captain Flint and especially Long John Silver....
Somewhere out there, a treasure chest of untold riches awaits.