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'Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!' A weathered old sailor known as Billy Bones arrives at the inn of young Jim Hawkins's parents - and it is the start of an adventure beyond anything he could have imagined. For when Bones dies mysteriously, Jim stumbles across a map of a mysterious island in his sea chest, where 'X' marks the spot of a stash of buried pirate gold. Setting sail with his friends on the ship Hispaniola to recover the treasure, Jim soon realises that he is not the only one who knows about the hoard. Suddenly he is thrown into a world of treachery, mutiny, castaways and murder - and, at the centre of it all, is the charming but sinister Long John Silver, who will stop at nothing to grab his share of the loot..., Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas . . . With a wonderfully funny introduction by award-winning author Eoin Colfer, Treasure Island is one of the twenty brilliant classic stories being reissued in Puffin Classics in March 2015., Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas . . .With a wonderfully funny introduction by award-winning author Eoin Colfer, Treasure Island is one of the twelve brilliant classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008., Puffin Classics: the stories you love, the name you trust. Following the demise of bloodthirsty Buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a hosts of villains, wild beasts, and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas . . . This Puffin Classics edition of Treasure Island features an introduction by award-winning author of the Artemis Fowl series, Eoin Colfer., Set Sail aboard the Hispaniola , with fearless Jim and the formidable Long John Silver. Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune: a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas . . . Plus an introduction by Eoin Colfer, and a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more . ., Treasure Island is a much loved Puffin Classic by Robert Louis StevensonFollowing the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas . . .With a wonderfully funny introduction by award-winning author Eoin Colfer, Treasure Island is one of the twelve brilliant classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied law but preferred writing and in 1881 was inspired by his stepson to write Treasure Island. Other famous adventure stories followed including Kidnapped, as well as the famous collection of poems for children, A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson is buried on the island of Samoa.The Puffin Classics:Red Badge of Courage; Anne of the Island; Wuthering Heights; Anne of Avonlea; Kidnapped; What Katy Did; The Happy Prince; David Copperfield; Robin Hood; Peter Pan; The Secret Garden; Black Beauty; The Call of the Wild; Huckleberry Finn; Sherlock Holmes; Little Lord Fauntleroy; The Wizard of Oz; Just So Stories; Treasure Island; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Little Women; Oliver Twist; The Wind in the Willows; The Secret Garden; the Princess and the Goblin


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