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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

United Kingdom

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