Among the host of dastardly characters meet Long John Silver, ship's cook and charming villain - is he young Jim's best hope of survival? This is a classic swashbuckling adventure story told at an exciting and fast-moving pace to retain interest. Vibrant full-colour artwork adds fresh appeal to this classic tale. Speech bubbles work with the main text to emphasise and enhance the retelling. A running glossary at the foot of each page helps young readers with any challenging vocabulary without disrupting their reading experience. Endmatter provides information about the author, the historical background to the period in which the author lived and a timeline of world events that places the work in historical context. It fits into Key Stage 2 English and supports Key Stage 3 English. It helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.
This is Book 21 in the Graffex Series. See all Graffex books here.
In 1879, Kenneth Grahame entered the Bank of England as a clerk, and soon began writing as a form of escapism. In 1907, Rudyard Kipling was the first English writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize and in 1926 he received the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Literature. Robert Louis Stevenson was born in 1850. He studied engineering and then law, before final...More about Robert Louis Stevenson