Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.
His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G.
K. Chesterton, who said of him that he seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins.-wikipedia Bring classic childrens tales to young readers with the Calico Illustrated Classics series. World-class illustrations make rafting the river and braving the revolution an exciting journey through literature.
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