Treasure Island (Picture Hardback): Abridged Edition for Younger Readers
This classic tale of pirates, treasure and swashbuckling action on the high seas is the archetypal ripping yarn, and continues to excite readers of all ages.
It is retold here in an abridged form to allow confident young readers to enjoy it. Perfect for reading aloud, it is wonderfully illustrated by award-winning artist Robert Ingpen.
|Dimensions||216 × 260 mm|
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is one of the most famous popular authors of modern times – he is ranked the 25th most translated author in the world, ahead of Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the novelist, poet and travel writer was the author of world-famous books such as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, as well as this classic and much-loved children's poetry collection A Child's Garden of Verses.
Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia, and still lives and works nearby in Barwon Heads. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books, including his highly acclaimed series of illustrated Children's Classics, which have now been published in many editions around the world.