By Robert Louis Stevenson
(Puffin, Paperback, 9780141321004, 336pp.)
Publication Date: March 27, 2008
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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.
Eoin Colfer is the author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series.
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.