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Treasure Island

By Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

The complete and unabridged text is enhanced with over 70 original illustrations by renowned artist Robert Ingpen.

Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale of pirates, treasure and swashbuckling action on the high seas is the archetypal ripping yarn and continues to captivate readers of all ages. The award-winning artist Robert Ingpen has set his imagination loose on this breathtaking adventure, bringing the unforgettable characters and their thrilling escapades to life as never before.

About the author

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh in 1850. In his early twenties, while studying law, he became afflicted with a severe respiratory illness and was determined to become a professional writer. His first novel, Treasure Island, was published in 1883 and brought him instant fame. He died in 1894, having written thirteen novels, four volumes of short stories, essays, plays and many poems.

About the illustrator

Robert Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than 100 books of fiction and non fiction. In 1986 he was awarded the coveted Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children’s literature.

Review

"Robert Ingpen has provided fantastic illustrations to accompany this well-deserved and handsome reprint of Treasure Island. Such a book should be recommended reading not only for children but for many adults." Good Reading Magazine

ISBN: 9781406300109
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 5, 2005
Dimensions: 190 x 230mm, 192pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $39.99
New Zealand RRP: $44.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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