Michael Foreman's Treasure Island

Michael Foreman's Treasure Island

Hardback

By (author) Robert Louis Stevenson, Illustrated by Michael Foreman, Foreword by Michael Morpurgo

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  • Publisher: Pavilion Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 242mm x 305mm x 23mm | 1,520g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843651173
  • ISBN 13: 9781843651178
  • Illustrations note: 50 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 31,974

Product description

* The classic adventure filled with pirates, treasure and tall ships * Stunningly illustrated by much-loved artist Michael Foreman * With an introduction by Michael Morpurgo * A wonderful, lavish gift book for any adventure-loving kid The classic story of high-seas adventure is brought stunningly to life by hugely popular illustrator Michael Foreman. This is the book that brought pirates into the popular imagination with its villain/hero, the peg-legged captain Long John Silver. Fabulous jewel-filled chests, treasure maps marked with X's, pirates with parrots and eye-patches - it is all here! THE ILLUSTRATOR Michael Foreman's books for children have earned him widespread recognition as one of the world's leading illustrators. He has worked on a vast range of children's books, both his own and with writers such as Terry Jones and Michael Morpurgo. His own books include 'War Boy' and 'War Game' - winners of the Kate Greenaway Award and Smarties Book Prize respectively. He has also illustrated many classic stories such as 'Peter Pan and Wendy' and 'The Wind in the Willows'.

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Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer but he is probably best known for his novels Treasure Island, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Kidnapped.