Yo ho ho! Sail off on an exciting high-seas adventure, complete with memorable characters, menacing pirates, a deserted tropical island, and buried treasure! In his latest illustrated classic, award-winning artist Robert Ingpen has crafted a stunning new edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's beloved novel, featuring more than 70 action-packed pictures.
This book is part of a book series called Sterling Illustrated Classics .
This book has been graded for interest at 10+ years.
There are 192 pages in this book. This book was published 2011 by Sterling Publishing Co Inc .
Robert Louis Stevenson is perhaps best-known today for 'Treasure Island' and 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'. Carlo Collodi was born in Florence in 1826. The Adventures of Pinocchio is his most famous work. Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. In 1986, he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia.
This book contains the following story:
When young Jim Hawkins finds an old map showing the location of a hoard of buried treasure, he joins the crew of the Hispaniola who set sail to find it. But they soon have a mutiny on their hands, led by the duplicitous pirate Long John Silver. As the quest turns murderous, Jims bravery is put to the test, and he discovers much about friendship, loyalty and betrayal on this daring voyage.
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This Classics series provides an accessible route into our rich literary heritage. It showcases powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time - Oliver Twist,Black Beauty,Macbeth,Wuthering Heights adapted by top children's authorsto ensure the stories are accessible to younger readers. The books fall within book bands dark blue and dark red.
Sterling Illustrated Classics