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Treasure Island (Oxford World's Classics)

Treasure Island (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN 13: 9780199536078
ISBN 10: 199536074
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-06-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $7.95

Set sail to the heart of adventure with cabin boy, Jim Hawkins, aboard the legendary scoundrel, Captain Long John Silver. A secret treasure map becomes the key to heart-pounding thrills, danger and swashbuckling action as a boy faces the high seas and the grandest pirate of all in the adventure of a life time.

Publishers Weekly

Stevenson’s prototypical swashbuckling story receives a traditional treatment in this unabridged, oversize version. Lawrence evokes the essence of classic adventure stories with his vinyl-cut illustrations, as thick black shapes are tempered by muted tones of blue, gold and green. The grimacing faces of pirates are appropriately blemished and begrimed, elegant vessels are seen moored under a starry sky and the island’s wild intrigue is captured in subtle, grainy glimpses. As they follow Jim Hawkins to sea, readers will feel they’ve discovered a true relic with this edition. Ages 9–14. (Oct.)