N. C. Wyeth's thrilling, evocative artwork -- created circa 1911 -- enlivens Robert Louis Stevenson's unforgettable tale of adventure in this thoughtful retelling of the literary classic, abridged for younger readers, 4 to 8 years of age. This large-format book provides a wonderful introduction to the beloved story and is sure to be read and enjoyed by families for generations.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1854-1894) was a Scottish essayist, novelist, and poet best known for romantic adventure stories such as Treasure Island (1883), Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) and Kidnapped (1886). Steve Zorn is a former editor of Running Press. He has written other children's classics (Courage) in the 9.98 format such as The Classic Book of Best-loved Bedtime Stories; Mostly Ghostly; Eight Spooky Tales to Chill Your Bones; Mostly Monsters; Eight Terrifying Tales to Tingle Your Spine; and Start Exploring[trademark] Masterpieces. N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was an American illustrator and painter. His best known illustrations are for Stevenson's novels (Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow) and an edition of Robin Hood.