* A rousing tale of adventure, betrayal, and friendship in 18-century Scotland! When David Balfour is bilked out of his inheritance, he's taken captive on a ship bound for the Carolinas. But when the ship is wrecked on a Scottish island, he and rebel Alan Breck hike across the treacherous highlands on a quest for justice---and revenge. 320 pages, hardcover from Oxford University.
When orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his Uncle Ebenezer, he finds himself imprisoned on the Covenant and bound for the Carolinas. But the ship hits some rocks and is wrecked. David is thrown overboard and washed up on the shore of a Scottish island. Together with fellow survivor, the wanted rebel, Alan Breck, David sets off across the treacherous highlands on a quest for justice--and revenge!
About the Series:
Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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