Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Retold by Pete Crowther

Illustrated by Vanessa Lubach

ISBN: 978-1-906230-15-9

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When Dr Henry Jekyll dares to explore the delicate balance between good and evil, he little suspects the destructive powers he will unleash.

In London’s respectable society, Jekyll’s friends grow concerned. Why has Jekyll suddenly changed his will, and what is his connection with the frightening Mr Hyde?

In London’s squalour, a child is trampled and an elderly gentleman brutally murdered. Why do all fingers point towards Mr Hyde?

Is Jekyll strong enough to resist Hyde’s strange power? Are Jekyll’s friends strong enough to help?

In this exploration of two sides of Victorian London and two sides of human nature, the conflict between good and evil has been given a terrifying twist.

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Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson

Retold by Tony Evans

Illustrated by Sarah Wimperis

ISBN: 978-1-911091-08-0

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A bright flash of lightning lit up the darkness and showed me the horrible truth – the stairs came to a sudden stop, and if I had taken one more step I would have plunged to my death upon the flagstones far below.

When young David Balfour visits his uncle Ebenezer, he hopes for some good news about his inheritance. Instead he is kidnapped. Why do his enemies want to get rid of him?

After David makes friends with a Scottish soldier, Alan Breck Stewart, he discovers that Alan has rebelled against the King of England. David is a loyal subject of King George – so should he help his friend when he discovers that Alan’s life is in deadly danger?

David soon finds that he is a wanted man, hunted by the English redcoats. Can he escape from the wild and hazardous Highlands of Scotland before he is captured?

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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Retold by Tony Evans

Illustrated by Sarah Wimperis

ISBN: 978-1-911091-09-7

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Dr Livesey opened up the folded paper. As he spread it out on the table in front of him, I gasped. Even a brief glimpse was enough to tell me it was a map of a small island – and a red cross had been drawn upon it, together with the words ‘The treasure lies here’.

After the discovery of the map young Jim Hawkins joins an expedition to the island with Dr Livesey and the squire. But who else knows the secret of the buried treasure?

Soon Jim and his companions find that they are in a desperate fight for survival with Captain Flint’s old shipmates, who are determined to kill everyone who stands between them and the hidden gold. Who is the peculiar man who lives on the island? Whose side is he on?

When Jim is separated from his friends, can he think of a way to outwit the pirates before they capture him?

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