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PUBLICATION DATE: June 20, 2023
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Classic Starts®: Treasure Island
By (author) Robert Louis Stevenson; Abridged by Chris Tait
Search for fortune on the high seas with this abridged retelling of Treasure Island, part of the bestselling Classic Starts® series that has sold more than 8 million copies! After Jim Hawkins finds the map to a mysterious treasure, he sets sail in search of the fortune. Little does he realize he?s boarded a pirate ship, and that surprises and danger await him . . . including a meeting with the unforgettable Long John Silver! This abridged retelling is the perfect way to introduce young readers to the swashbuckling adventure that has captivated readers for centuries!
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1850. He studied at the University of Edinburgh and then went on to write novels for adults, short stories, and poems including the beloved A Child?s Garden of Verses. Like the adventure-loving seafarers in Treasure Island, Stevenson traveled the world. He died in Samoa in 1894.