Treasure Island

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Treasure Island is a children's historical novel by Robert Louis Stevenson that tells the story of Jim Hawkins as he sets off on an expedition in search of Captain Flint's buried treasure. Along the way, he endures mutiny and pirate attacks. 

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  • Bruce Qiu
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "This has to be by far the best book i have ever read, well, with the help of my kindle. HaHa. Some nights i read it aloud to the kids, ages 4 and 7. They absolutely love it, after about 30 mins they are starting to sleep. The kindle reads when i cant any longer. We all love the ocean and the intrigue. "
  • Andrea Dunn
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This book is a classic. Personally, I think the language is part of what has given this tale it's lasting appeal. "
  • Theresa Baker
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Treasure Island is a classic children's historical novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and I would definitely say that it is one of the best books worth 5 dollars and below. If you're interested in adventure books filled with pirates then this would be the perfect classic tale for you. Written over a century ago, this has definitely stood the test of time to become one of the greatest books out there to this day. "
  • Teresa Burton
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Treasure Island is an incredible book and very unique among the stories turned Disney movies. There is not only pirates and adventure, but mutiny and other obstacles less common to other usual Disney stories."
  • Jessica Dean
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "Children love this book. It has adventures and it is really fun to read. It is really well written and kids find it fascinating."
  • Carl Hansen
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Absolute classic adventure novel. Treasure Island can be enjoyed by readers of all ages and is a perfect introduction to the genre for young readers. The e-book is well formatted and has been a gateway to an interest in history for over a century. "
  • Gloria Reynolds
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "Treasure island is one of the first classic adventure stories I remember reading. Even as a kid in the 90s with the wonders of the internet, I found this book exciting and fascinating. I imagined myself as Jim going on a daring adventure."
  • Hannah Evans
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Excellent choice. There's nothing else to say about it. "
  • Jacob Long
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Treasure Island is a classic this book was written over 130 years ago and it remains one of the best pirate books of all time. So pull up a chair and set a course for adventure because you want be putting this book down."
  • Andy Yu
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This is a classic! I remember reading this book growing up, and it seems to have gotten better. I love the swashbuckling and adventure it offers! "
  • Anonymous
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "This one is certainly the most influential tales in classic literature. This one made me more curious about pirates and boats."
  • Jesse Porter
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Classic book of people hunting for rare treasure and pirates. One of my favorite books as a kid."
  • Ruth Marshall
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "The 'Treasure Island' book is interesting and adventurous. It is definitely a great free book to read and get sucked into."
  • Lawrence Burke
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I like Scottish fiction books. I think you can find great characters that are a bit more edgier than the one the author creates in the USA. Treasure Island featured all of that. It hooked you in and made you not want to put the book down."
  • Amit Pawar
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "It's a classic for sure, and I like the overall concept, but it's a little too old-school for me. I think that's because when I was younger, I read an adaptation of Indiana Jones that reads better than this does. Both are similar tales, and one obviously influenced the other, but it just didn't "grab" me the way I hoped it would."
  • Ashley Ellis
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "While Treasure Island is a great book, I believe the user is looking for books to learn about Android and not a book to read on an android device using Amazon Kindle."
  • Lawrence Dean
    Written on June 28, 2019
    "This novel is a prime example of a great pirate story done right. It touches upon so many aspects of that world. From excessive consumption of alcohol to their code of honor, shipwrecks, treason. There is so much to mention that I would suggest reading it as a book or listening to it as a free audiobook online."
    Betty Pierce
    Written on October 20, 2017
    "This is a classic for a reason! Swashbuckling Pirates, buried treasure, adventure and danger on the high seas; this book has it all. I first read this book at about 8 years old and I loved it. I have re-read the book several times since then and I find something new to love even more about it each time. I have to say that my favorite character has to be Long John Silver, he's the ultimate pirate! Sneaky, scheming and utterly dishonorable, he's also a charming scalawag that you won't soon forget."
    David Huerta
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "Go forth and have an adventure through audio. Follow the map with Jim Hawkins and find the buried treasure all while befriending classic characters like Long John Silver. This will have you listening from beginning to end."
  • Christine Griffin
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "It is in fact free and would be available on iPad using the amazon kindle app. "
  • Scott Medina
    Written on October 26, 2017
    "Treasure Island is a classic that everyone should read. With many interesting characters and a thrilling story it should be hard to put down for any reader."
    Olivia Hudson
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "Creative and engaging book for children who are getting into reading. It is a must have or read at a young age."
  • Elvira Barragán
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This is the classic book we all read (or should have read) in our childhoods. If you didn't, pick it up now! Then go watch "Muppet Treasure Island"!"
  • Sean Brooks
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I had a pleasurable time reading Treasure Island to my niece and nephew. They really enjoyed the adventurous theme of the novel, and were extremely excited about the pirate attacks present in the book. This is a good and easy-to-understand book for young children."
  • Amanda Harvey
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Treasure Island in my opinion is the quintessential adventure story. I remember reading it as a child, and watching a dozen film and television adaptations. It's been imitated, parodied, re-interpreted, and re-invented, but there's only one original, and it will always and forever be a timeless classic."
  • Tejas Kadam
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "A classic book and worth the read. Actually, you probably read this or had it read to you in grade school. Its a timeless classic that stands the test of time."
  • Joseph Gordon
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Treasure Island is one of the best books with titles that start with t"
  • Phillip Lawson
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "If you want a novel that is on an island, try out Treasure Island. The book will make you feel like you are on an expedition looking for a treasure."
  • Yao Duan
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This is a story that you never really outgrow. Who hasn't dreamed of searching for, and finding, buried Treasure? The audio-book really makes the action come alive. I loved it. "
  • David Price
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I remember reading this as a kid along with other classics such as huck fin and black beauty. It's both adventurous and easy to read along with having some of the best pacing that makes each chapter a blast to read. Highly recommended. "
  • Jose Soto
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "I love reading books in general. I have made it a goal to read what people consider to be the best books of all time. After following several suggestions by readers on what are the best books to read, I think I was able to find what I thought was the best for me. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson is the best book I have ever read in my life. "
    David Johnson
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "Treasure Island ranks as one of the best books of all time for me. I remember reading this as a you teenager and being transported to that island alongside Jim Hawkins. "
  • Beverly Perkins
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "There are so many historical thriller books. I can't say this is the best one but it sounds like an interesting book. I want to know if it's fiction or nonfiction."
  • Guo Ding
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Treasure Island is a terrible solution for best books listed on the Authors card game, because there is no documentation of it being listed on the Authors card game."
  • Walter Perry
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Great book for your kids to read. One of the best characters in a book ever, this is definitely worth a read."
  • Ajay Venkatesan
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I love a great Disney movie. I also love the books that spawn those movies. Treasure Island was a great tale that later went to the big screen. It really hooked you into the setting and made you want to find the treasure yourself."
  • Gregory Peters
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Treasure Island is a great choice of novel to turn into an audiobook, however it is not free."
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