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Treasure Island
By Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

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A young boy, Jim Hawkins, lives quietly by the sea with his mother and father. One day, Billy Bones comes to live with them and from that day on everything is different. Jim meets Long John Silver and they travel the seas to find Treasure Island. First published in 1883, this is one of the most famous adventure stories ever written in English. Recommended for younger learners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582416789
ISBN-10: 0582416787
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 131mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Penguin
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Cabin boy Jim Hawkins recounts this classic adventure story of a perilous journey across the Spanish Main, a mutiny led by Long John Silver, and a lethal scramble for buried treasure.

Oxford Children's Classics: Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson Oxford Children's Classics: Kidnapped, Paperback (March 2017)

A quest for justice ... and revenge! If you like action-packed adventure, then Kidnapped is the story for you! Not only does this edition include the complete, unabridged text, it is also full of extra material to help you get the most from the story and gives lots of recommendations for other adventures you might enjoy.

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » Classic Comics return in this uninspired adaptation of Stevenson's rollicking pirate tale. The storyline is faithful-perhaps too faithful-to the original text; presented mostly in dull boxes of first-person narration, it plods glacially for a full third of the work, until young Jim Hawkins finally boards the Hispaniola. His subsequent terrifying adventure certainly speeds up the pace, but the black-and-white artwork, while realistic and finely detailed, remains frustratingly static; moody and atmospheric, it seems better suited to Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. The shipboard details and contemporary accoutrements appear accurate and painstakingly researched, but the characters are sketchy and hard to distinguish behind the inky noir shadows and strained perspectives. Occasional images of startling beauty and subtle power testify to Hamilton's talent; it's a pity he didn't trust them to carry the story. (Graphic novel. 8+) (Kirkus Reviews)


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