A tale of buccaneers and buried treasure to shiver yer timbers!
In Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure, “X” marks the spot! Captain Billy Bones arrives at an innkeeper’s lodge and tells young Jim Hawkins to keep a weather eye open for a one-legged seafaring man. But after several nefarious fellows show up, Jim is left with the map to buried treasure. All ages will enjoy this timeless tale of treachery and heroism that has shaped the modern image of pirates. Complete with full-color illustrations, this exciting volume in our Illustrated Classics series will be a welcome addition to any home library.
The Scribner Storybook Classic line adds Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, abridged by Timothy Meis, with vintage illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. Young Jim Hawkins finds a treasure map and follows it to South America, only to wind up in the hands of the notorious pirate Long John Silver. Climactic scenes of aggressive mutineers or the hero's valiant attempt to keep the evil Mr. Hands at bay come alive in Wyeth's atmospheric oil paintings.