Reviewed by Finlay, age 12.
"Robert Louis Stevenson's ‘Treasure Island’ is an eye-catching fantasy about pirates. It is a timeless story written in 1883.
The main character is a young boy called Jim Hawkins. When a stranger turns up at his home the drunken death of this man leads him into a series of pirate-filled adventures. He sets sail with a friend, servants and a crew of ex-pirates to the mysterious Treasure Island!!"
I couldn't put the book down and despite its age it has a fresh feel with a gripping story. This is a book for people with a sea yearning flare and is mindbogglingly good.
Treasure Island is a much loved Puffin Classic by Robert Louis Stevenson. Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island.
But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas.
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