Kidnapped

Kidnapped

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Author/Contributor(s): Stevenson, Robert Louis ; Wyeth, N C ; Meis, Timothy
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Date: 11/01/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: NEW
Original oil paintings by N. C. Wyeth capture the vitality of Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale of fortune, camaraderie, betrayal, and independence in this stunning picture book edition of Kidnapped.

David Balfour has never had an adventure. He has never spent a night camping in the Scottish Highlands. He has never sailed the high seas. He has never fought in a battle. In fact, David Balfour has never even left home. All he knows is a quiet country life.

All of this changes after the death of his parents. He suddenly learns that he, David Balfour, is a man of wealth and standing, and that he is not destined for a simple life after all. All he needs to do to assume this new station in life is to travel to the town of Cramond, Scotland, to collect his inheritance from his father's younger brother, an uncle he had not even known existed. But David soon discovers that this is not as simple as it sounds, as he struggles to survive and outwit his treacherous uncle in this classic adventure story.