Treasure Island (Word Cloud Classics) (Imitation Leather)

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Back to the classics: YO-HO-HO-what a fun read! This classic story is full of humor, sarcasm, and pirates! A young boy working at an inn discovers a map leading to buried treasure in a dead pirate’s belongings. The boy embarks on a journey to find the treasure but can he even trust his own crewmates?  This is a great book to read aloud to children. Our red leather bound edition will make a great Holiday gift.

-Recommended by Virgie

— From December 2016 Staff Picks for Young Readers


"Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum." --Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

Perhaps the most iconic pirate story of all time, Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1881. The book follows young Jim Hawkins who finds himself in possession of a treasure map and embarks on a journey to unearth the pirate booty. His adventure takes him through the turbulent waters of morality, and his subsequent coming of age has captivated generations of readers.

Rousing and full of adventure, Stevenson's Treasure Island is a classic to be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, it makes a chic and affordable addition to any library.

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a well-respected Scottish writer who traveled throughout the world during his life and used his experiences in his writing. His two best-known stories are Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781626862562
ISBN-10: 1626862567
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Publication Date: October 28th, 2014
Pages: 198
Language: English
Series: Word Cloud Classics