Robert Louis Stevenson

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 Robert Louis Stevenson was born in 1850 in Edinburgh. In 1867 he entered Edinburgh University to study engineering but subsequently switched to law. Stevenson liked to travel and wrote many essays and short stories for magazines about these travels. Treasure Island was published in 1883 and was followed by Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in 1886. In the late 1880s Stevenson moved with his family to Samoa and died there in 1894.

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1st June 2010

Treasure Island

Stevenson's great tale of pirates and buried treasure. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in a colourful gra... MoreTreasure Island

(35 reviews) Review
15th November 2015

Treasure Island

One of the best-loved adventure stories ever written, Treas ure Island's timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps, m... MoreTreasure Island

(5 reviews) Review
10th October 2019

My Shadow

Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic poem now vibrantly illustrated as a read-aloud picture book.I have a little shadow that... MoreMy Shadow

(1 review) Review
10th March 2014

Poems for Children

This very special compilation is for children and reflects imagination and thought. A book for them to enjoy the beauty ... MorePoems for Children

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1st December 1999

La Isla del Tesoro

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1st September 1994

A Child's Garden of Verses

Scottish novelist, poet and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson dedicated "A Child's Garden of Verses" to Alison Cunningham,... MoreA Child's Garden of Verses

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