WINNER OF THE WHITBREAD NOVEL AWARD
'Jim Hawkins was the first character in a book I identified with totally. I was Jim Hawkins. I lived Treasure Island as I read it. And I loved it; still do' Michael Morpugo
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Fifteen men on the dead man's chest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! When young Jim Hawkins discovers a map showing the way to Captain Flint's treasure, he and Squire Trelawney set sail on the Hispaniola to search for the gold. Little do they know that among their crew is the dastardly pirate Long John Silver. Silver has a devious plan to keep the gold all to himself. Can brave Jim outwit the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas? Will he escape from Treasure Island alive? BACKSTORY: Learn the truth about pirates and add to your seafaring vocabulary!
It is a breathless journey and the closest thing to a real pirate adventure without an eye patch and a time machine... It is a unique work of genius
Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl,
There are few novels which grip so thrillingly as those first read in childhood, and for me none which has quite matched the excitement of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island
Who can think of a pirate without conjuring up the image of Long John Silver?
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