This edition of Treasure Island has been adapted for younger readers and features:
* Simplified text
* A child-friendly layout, designed for young readers
* Full-colour illustrations by award-winning artist Robert Ingpen.
When an old sea captain arrives at the Admiral Benbow inn with a mysterious sea chest and fearful talk of a man with one leg, the scene is set for one of the most popular adventure stories of all time. Young Jim Hawkins finds a treasure map among the captain's belongings and, accompanied by his friends Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney, they set off in search of Captain Flint's buried treasure.A full-colour illustrated edition of one of the world's best loved stories.
'Ingpen's drawings are utterly compelling' - Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 260 x 216 mm
Edition: Abridged edition
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