Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Originally published as a book in 1883, this thrilling pirate adventure has had readers on the edges of their seats ever since. Follow young Jim Hawkins as he sails on the Hispaniola with the distrustful Long John Silver to a deserted island in search of buried treasure. Treasure Island, with nine full-color illustrations included, a beautiful, vibrant, cloth-bound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every children's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850-1894) was a Scottish writer of both fiction and nonfiction who had poor health for much of his life. He did achieve great literary success in his own lifetime with the publications of the children's adventure novels Treasure Island and Kidnapped and the horror novella The Curious Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.