Treasure Island: Explained for the young readers (Paperback)
Winter 2009 Kids' List
“Take a look at this magnificent new edition of one of the best adventure stories ever written. John Lawrence's hand-colored, vinyl-cut, and wood-textured illustrations richly evoke the atmosphere and drama of the one of the best adventure stories ever written in this magnificent new edition. An unusually beautiful piece of bookmaking, and a special gift for any time of the year.”
— Carol, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
This edition is aimed at explaining the original book, and its pirate language, to its young readers. The book offers footnotes where a brief explanation may help its reader in comprehending the text and the story better. Difficult words, which may be difficult for children to understand, have been explained too. The original text from the book has been maintained in this edition, except where spellings have been updated to British standard. Young readers will benefit the most from the annotations provided. The original text supported with the explanatory footnotes will provide continuity in reading and enhance the reading experience.