Fifteen men on the dead man's chest -- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! When young Jim Hawkins discovers a map showing the way to Captain Flint's treasure, he and Squire Trelawney set sail on the Hispaniola to search for the gold. Little do they know that among their crew is the dastardly pirate Long John Silver. Silver has a devious plan to keep the gold all to himself. Can brave Jim outwit the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas? Will he escape from Treasure Island alive?
R. L. Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer whose other classics include Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.