When young Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map, he and Squire Trelawney set sail to find the gold. But when their crew turns out to be a band of pirates, it’s a race to find the treasure—and stay alive! Classic Stories open up the world of fairy tales, timeless novels, and Shakespeare’s plays to young readers for the very first time.
About the Author
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.
Date of Birth:November 13, 1850
Date of Death:December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Vailima, Samoa
Education:Edinburgh University, 1875