Treasure Island Author:Robert Louis Stevenson "Storm and adventure, heat and cold... And buccaneers and buried gold..." — In TREASURE ISLAND, Robert Louis Stevenson set out to write a story young people would enjoy -- and so they have, ever since it was first published in book form in 1883. — Pirates -- a treasure map -- a lonely island -- and young Jim Hawkins in the thick of it all! Who can... more » help reading on eagerly, to see how it all comes out.
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1850. He died on the island of Samoa in 1894, having become beloved and famous throughout the world for his stories and poems.« less