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An illustration by John R. Neill (1877-1943) for Treasure Island

A wonderful illustration by John R. Neill (1877-1943) for Treasure Island. Neill was a magazine and children’s book illustrator, mostly known for his ‘Land of Oz’ series (remember The Wonderful Wizard of Oz?). 87 more words

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Today in Disney History: Treasure Island

On July 19, 1950, Walt Disney Productions released Treasure Island, the studio’s first completely live-action film. This pirate tale was based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel of the same name. 248 more words


Pirates beware – kids lurk here!

“Now then Raph” I said to my co-star the day before we were due to present the latest Story Storks theatre show, “I feel I have to warn you about what might happen when you’re on stage dressed as a pirate.” 1,092 more words

General Stuff

Treasure Island diary entries

Year 5 imagined they were Jim Hawkins and wrote some fantastic diary entries about the first half of the story.

Year 5

Treasure Island letters

Year 6 imagined they were Jim Hawkins and wrote letters home to their mother telling her about their experiences.

Year 6

Treasure Island: There and Back Again, a Hawkins Tale

This post contains spoilers for every last doubloon of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.

I’m not saying this book is a pirate AU of… 1,226 more words


Review of ~ Robert Louis Stevenson - Treasure Island


Treasure Island is arguably one of the most influential tales in the world of fiction. Every pirate stereotype that we take for granted these days we can see the foundation somewhere in this magic tale. 717 more words