Robert Louis StevensonAges 9-12
One of the best-loved children’s stories of all time, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is a thrilling tale of swashbuckling heroes and dastardly villains that continues to enchant readers young and old.
Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition of Treasure Island is illustrated by H. M. Brock, with an afterword by Sam Gilpin.
When young Jim Hawkins finds a mysterious map in a dead sailor’s sea trunk, it marks the start of a thrilling treasure hunt – and a very dangerous adventure. Accompanied by the local doctor and squire, he sets off on the high seas as a cabin-boy, determined to find the buried hoard. But they are not alone in their quest, a band of pirates – led by the enigmatic, one-legged Long John Silver – will stop at nothing to take back what they believe is theirs.