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Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson and Scott McKowen


Overview - The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations.

Scott created these drawings in scratchboard - an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally.

Sneaky pirates, sailing ships, buried treasure, exotic lands, and murderous mutiny: what could be better to win over even the most reluctant boy reader? Robert Louis Stevenson serves up thrills, chills, and plenty of action in this timeless, and much-admired adventure novel.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402714573
  • ISBN-10: 1402714572
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publish Date: October 2004
  • Page Count: 232
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 6.44 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.14 pounds

Series: Sterling Classics

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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Classics
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Action & Adventure - General

 
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