In the South Seas by Robert Louis StevensonThe first experience can never be repeated. The first love, the first sunrise, the first South Sea island, are memories apart and touched a virginity of sense. On the 28th of July 1888 the moon was an hour down by four in the morning. In the east a radiating center of brightness told of the day; and beneath, on the skyline, the morning bank was already building, black as...
Kidnapped by Robert Louis StevensonWhen orphan David Balfour is betrayed by his Uncle Ebenezer, he finds himself imprisoned on the Covenant and bound for the Carolinas. But the ship hits some rocks and is wrecked. David is thrown overboard and washed up on the shore of a Scottish island. Together with fellow survivor, the wanted rebel, Alan Breck, David sets off across the treacherous highlands on a quest...
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonIn London, John Gabriel Utterson, a prosecutor, is on his weekly walk with his relative Richard Enfield, who proceeds to tell him of an encounter he had seen some months ago while coming home late at night from Cavendish Place. The tale describes a sinister figure named Mr Hyde who tramples a young girl, disappears into a door on the street, and re-emerges to pay off her...
Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis StevensonThe wild Cevennes region of France forms the backdrop for the pioneering travelogue 'Travels with a Donkey,' written by a young Stevenson. Ever hopeful of encountering the adventure he yearned for and raising much needed finance at the start of his writing career, Stevenson embarked on the 120 mile, 12 day trek and recorded his experiences in this journal. His only...
Treasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonWhen former pirate Billy Bones leaves an old sea chest and an ancient treasure map at the Admiral Benbow Inn, young Jim Hawkins embarks on a treasure-hunting adventure that takes him to the South Seas.
Children's Adventure Stories
Robert Louis Stevenson, Frances Hodgson Burnett, C. S. Lewis, Ursula K. Le GuinBook to Author, played 145 times.
Match the villains to their books.Multiple Choice, played 269 times.
J. K. Rowling, Irvine Welsh, Robert Louis Stevenson, Adam SmithBook to Author, played 72 times.
Historical Travel Writing
Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, Isak Dinesen, Robert Louis StevensonBook to Author, played 31 times.
George Eliot, Gustave Flaubert, Robert Louis Stevenson, H G WellsBook to Author, played 49 times.
Match the ship to its book.Multiple Choice, played 210 times.
Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, Robin Hobb, Helen HollickBook to Author, played 24 times.
Match the pirates to their books.Multiple Choice, played 52 times.
Penguin books are easily some of the most recognisable. Each of these books has been published by Penguin. Can you match these famous characters to their titles?Multiple Choice, played 166 times.
Each of these stories revolves around a shipwreck.Book to Author, played 125 times.
The book quiz
Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, A. A. Milne, Dr. SeussBook to Author, played 191 times.
Graham Greene, John Steinbeck, Tim Moore, Robert Louis StevensonBook to Author, played 23 times.
Can you answer these questions about treasure hunts in fiction.Multiple Choice, played 60 times.