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Robert Louis Stevenson

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer who spent the last part of his life in the Samoan islands. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.


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Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | May 16, 2017
$9.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-425-28906-8 (0-425-28906-0)

Color your bookshelf with Puffin+Pantone! A collection of classic novels paired with their perfect color match. 

Introducing a bold, bright new take on your favorite books. A collection that celebrates color and literature at once! 

Sail into the tropical orange sunset aboard the infamous "Hispaniola"

Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins... Read more






Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Illustrated by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen
Golden Books | Hardcover | February 14, 2017
$15.99/21.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-55537-4 (0-399-55537-4)

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!
 
Robert Louis Stevenson’s rhymes have charmed children and adults alike since 1885, when they first appeared to a delighted public. Stevenson’s... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Afterword by Sara Levine, Introduction by Patrick Scott
Signet | Paperback | May 2016
$4.95/6.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-99032-2 (1-101-99032-5)

Robert Louis Stevenson’s rousing seafaring classic.
 
“Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest—
Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!”
 
For sheer storytelling delight and pure adventure, Treasure Island has never been surpassed. From young Jim Hawkins’s first encounter with the sinister beggar Pew to the climactic battle with the...

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Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Puffin Books | Hardcover | October 2015
$11.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-751714-2 (0-14-751714-1)

Embrace your inner geek with Puffin Pixels

Puffin Pixels 
is a collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit video game cover artwork in the Minecraft style. 

Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him... Read more






Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Afterword by Dan Chaon, Contribution by Vladimir Nabakov, Introduction by Kelly Hurley
Signet | Paperback | December 2012
$4.95/5.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53225-1 (0-451-53225-2)

Robert Louis Stevenson explores the very nature of man in this classic horror novel.

“Why did you wake me? I was dreaming a fine bogey tale.”

Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece of the duality of good and evil in man’s nature sprang from the darkest recesses of his own unconscious—during a nightmare from which... Read more






An Apology for Idlers
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$10.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-139924-9 (0-14-139924-4)

For the true bibliophile and design-savvy book lover, here is the next set of Penguin's celebrated Great Ideas series by some of history's most innovative thinkers. Acclaimed for their striking and elegant package, each volume features a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature and great design... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by John Seelye, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by John Seelye
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | March 2010
$22.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119245-1 (0-14-119245-3)

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. The story grew out of a map that led to imaginary treasure, devised during a holiday in Scotland by... Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Afterword by Claire Harman, Introduction by John Seelye
Signet | Paperback | November 2009
$4.95/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53143-8 (0-451-53143-4)

Robert Louis Stevenson's glorious passport to romance and high adventure.

Here is the story of young David Balfour, whose miserly uncle cheats him out of his inheritance and schemes to have him kidnapped, shanghaied, and sold into slavery. But justice triumphs—after a spirited odyssey that includes a shipwreck, a hazardous journey... Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Alexander McCall Smith
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | June 2009
$5.99/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-132602-3 (0-14-132602-6)

When young David Balfour's father dies and leaves him in poverty, he tracks down his Uncle Ebenezer to seek his inheritance. But his uncle is a mean, nasty man with a dark family secret. David finds himself in terrible danger when he is kidnapped and taken prisoner on board a ship... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-132100-4 (0-14-132100-8)

Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of... Read more






The Black Arrow
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by John Sutherland
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-144139-9 (0-14-144139-9)

From the beloved author of Treasure Island

Originally serialized in a periodical of boys' adventure fiction, The Black Arrow is a swashbuckling portrait of a young man's journey to discover the heroism within himself. Young Dick Shelton, caught in the midst of England's War of the Roses, finds his loyalties... Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Donald McFarlan, Foreword by Alistair Gray, Introduction by Donald McFarlan, Noted by Donald McFarlan
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-144179-5 (0-14-144179-8)

At once a rollicking adventure story and an earnest political allegory

Orphaned and penniless, David Balfour sets out to find his last living relative, miserly and reclusive Uncle Ebenezer. But Ebenezer is far from welcoming, and David narrowly escapes being murdered before he is kidnapped and imprisoned on a ship bound for... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Adapted by Hamilton Tim, Illustrated by Hamilton Tim
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$10.99/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-240470-6 (0-14-240470-5)

The Graphic Novelization of a Classic Tale!

When Jim Hawkins uncovers the key to a pirate’s treasure map he sets out on a quest to find the buried treasure with the help of pirate captain Long John Silver. Artist Tim Hamilton brings the pirates and villains to life in this graphic novel... Read more






Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes and the Amateur Emigrant
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Christopher MacLachlan, Noted by Christopher MacLachlan
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | January 2005
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-143946-4 (0-14-143946-7)

In 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson was suffering from poor health, struggling to survive on the income derived from his writings, and tormented by his infatuation with Fanny Osbourne, a married American woman. His response was to embark on a journey through the Cevennes with a donkey, Modestine, and a notebook, which... Read more






The Black Arrow
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Gary Hoppenstand
Signet | Paperback | December 2003
$6.95/8.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-52916-9 (0-451-52916-2)

From the beloved author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped . . .
 
England is in the throes of the War of the Roses. As the houses of Lancaster and York vie for the crown, young Dick Shelton eagerly serves under his guardian, Sir Daniel Brackley, whose lessons he hopes will... Read more






The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Robert Mighall, Noted by Robert Mighall
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-143973-0 (0-14-143973-4)

Stevenson's famous exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde have become synonymous with the idea of a split personality. More than a morality tale, this dark psychological fantasy is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution, criminality, and secret lives. Also... Read more






The Diary of Samuel Pepys
Written by Samuel Pepys, Edited by Richard Le Gallienne, Introduction by Robert Louis Stevenson
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7071-5 (0-8129-7071-3)

Richard Le Gallienne’s elegant abridgment of the Diary captures the essential writings of Samuel Pepys (1633–1703), a remarkable man who witnessed the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of 1665, and the Great Fire of 1666. Originally scribbled in a cryptic shorthand, Pepys’s quotidian journal of life in Restoration London... Read more






The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Barry Menikoff
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76135-5 (0-375-76135-7)

The complexity and range of Robert Louis Stevenson’s short fiction reveals his genius perhaps more than any other medium. Here, leading Stevenson scholar Barry Menikoff arranges and introduces the complete selection of Stevenson’s brilliant stories, including the famed masterpiece Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, as well as “The... Read more






The Master of Ballantrae
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Andrea Barrett
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2002
$11.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75930-7 (0-375-75930-1)

Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme—the elemental struggle between good and evil—as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising... Read more






Kidnapped
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Barry Menikoff, Introduction by Margot Livesey
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$12.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75725-9 (0-375-75725-2)

A finely honed, stirring adventure about the orphan David Balfour, who is kidnapped by his villainous uncle and escapes through the Scottish highlands, only to become involved in the Scottish struggle for independence. This edition features a new introduction by Margot Livesey. Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by David Cordingly
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2001
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75682-5 (0-375-75682-5)

Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins. Crossing the Atlantic in search of the buried cache, Jim and the ship's crew must brave the elements and a mutinous charge led by... Read more






In the South Seas
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Neil Rennie, Noted by Neil Rennie
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 1999
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-043436-1 (0-14-043436-4)

In the South Seas records Stevenson's travels with his wife Fanny and their family in the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9. Originally drafted in journal form while Stevenson travelled, it was then ambitiously rewrittento describe the islands and islanders as well as Stevenson's own personal experiences. In... Read more






Treasure Island
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by John Seelye
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | December 1999
$9.00/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-043768-3 (0-14-043768-1)

The quintessential adventure story that first established pirates in the popular imagination 

When a mysterious sailor dies in sinister circumstances at the Admiral Benbow inn, young Jim Hawkins stumbles across a treasure map among the dead man's possessions. But Jim soon becomes only too aware that he is not the only one... Read more






Selected Poems
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Angus Calder
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | February 1999
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-043548-1 (0-14-043548-4)

The author of Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is known all over the world as a master storyteller, yet his achievements as a poet have been strangely neglected. This book reveals how much we have been missing. Fascinated by a wide variety of verse techniques, Robert Louis Stevenson... Read more






The Master of Ballantrae
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Adrian Poole
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | January 1997
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-043446-0 (0-14-043446-1)

Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish rebellion—leaving his younger brother Henry, who is faithful to the English crown, to inherit the title of Lord Durrisdeer. But he... Read more





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