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7 edition of The silver treasure found in the catalog.

The silver treasure

by Geraldine McCaughrean

  • 376 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by M.K. McElderry Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Mythology -- Juvenile literature,
  • Legends,
  • Folklore,
  • Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Bee Willey.
    SeriesMyths and legends of the world
    ContributionsWilley, Bee, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M144 Si 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1019122M
    ISBN 100689813228
    LC Control Number96076845

    “Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!” ― Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. tags: adventure, funny. “Seaward ho! Hang the treasure! It's the glory of the sea that has turned my head.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure : Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas A. Duff, Austin Fowler. Dr. Livesey first appears to be an ideal authority figure for the young Jim. Jim entrusts the treasure map to Livesey because Livesey is a respected, knowledgeable man. As the adventure unfolds, Livesey shows that Jim’s respect is merited, proving himself competent, clever, fair, and loyal.

    Characters Jim Hawkins As the narrator of Treasure Island and the instigator of its most important plot twists, Jim is clearly the central character in the novel. Probably around twelve or thirteen years old, he is the quiet and obedient son of the owner of an inn near Bristol, England.   With 'Silver,' Andrew Motion places the poet adventurer up in the sky where he belongs, coasting and gliding in favorable winds, pointing the way to literary treasure." - The New York Times An Oprah Book of the Week/5(2).

    Treasure Island explores the satisfaction of desires, and, indeed, the motivation of all the characters is greed: everyone wants the treasure. By the end of the adventure, Jim and the captain’s crew have sated their greed, having won the treasure. Stevenson vividly describes how the men haul the gold bars to the ship, as if to underscore the. Get this from a library! The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii. Vol. 4, The silver treasure. [K S Painter].


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McCaughrean's follow-up to her acclaimed The Golden Hoard, The Silver Treasure is a rather quirky compendium of religious stories, myths, and folk tales. Mixed-media illustrations by Willey are large enough to enjoy but rather dark in tone, reflecting the somewhat heavier tone of these tales.4/5(1).

The Silver Treasure book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A beautiful collection of stories from far and wide by a master 4/5. The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii: Volume IV: The Silver Treasure Volume IV: The Silver Treasure 1st Edition by Kenneth S.

Painter (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. The silver treasure book bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Author: Kenneth S. Painter. The silver treasure. [Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey] -- A treasury of myths and legends contains tales of such well-known figures as King Arthur, Pygmalion, and Babushka, as well as a Japanese folktale about a girl who falls for a lighthouse, an Alaskan.

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Painter is a leading scholar in the field of silver plate and the catalogue of this find demonstrates his mastery of his subject an important publication and one that is most welcome. * The Antiquaries Journal * Painter's work is necessary, important and enlightening the book is a model of its kind.

I imagine that 'Silver' is aimed at those who read 'Treasure Island' when young and enjoy returning to it from time to time. The main pleasures of this sequel are in the descriptions of the tumbledown buildings The silver treasure book the Thames; the seductive, lush, and frightening island, and the grand storm /5(98).

Silver is a fun follow-up novel, best suited for those who wish to return to Treasure Island, and has all the elements for a riveting tale: adventure, buried treasure, a secret map, sword fights, Mr.

Long John Silver himself, and, of course, Treasure Island/5. Masquerade is a picture book, written and illustrated by Kit Williams, published in Augustthat sparked a treasure hunt by concealing clues to the location of a jewelled golden hare, created and hidden somewhere in Britain by Williams.

The book became the inspiration for a genre of books known today as armchair treasure hunts. In March Williams received a sketch which he considered Author: Kit Williams. The Silver Wolf Treasures and Gifts. 3, likes talking about this were here.

Spiritual/Metaphysical Gift Shop and Education Center. We are located in 5/5(49). The treasure hunt book, The Secret, has clues to 12 hidden gems. Only two have been found. James Renner is on a quest to discover the others, and he invites you to join the hunt.

The Benevent Treasure is one of the best of Patricia Wentworth's Miss Silver stories in my opinion. There are some very dark psychological undercurrents at work and nothing is quite what it seems.

Candida is a very likeable character and I wanted things to work out well for her/5(54). Get this from a library.

Myths and legends of the world: the silver treasure. [Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey] -- A collection of traditional tales from cultures all. The twenty-four tales in this book are of the most famous lost treasures in America, from a two-foot statue reportedly made entirely of silver (the “Madonna”) and a cache of gold, silver, and jewelry that was rumored to also contain the first Bible in America to seventeen tons of gold—its value equal to the treasury of a mid-sized nation—buried somewhere in northwestern New Mexico/5(28).

Treasure Island, classic adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson that was serialized in the magazine Young Folks in –82 under the title The Sea-Cook; or, Treasure Island and published in book form in Although not the first book about pirates, Treasure Island is considered by many to be the best.

'The book is a model of its kind. As well as dealing specifically with one find, it brings together in quite a small compass a summary of the recent advances in our knowledge of Roman silver tableware.

Obviously of the first importance for anyone working in provincial Roman archaeology, Painter's approach should also be of great interest to scholars who study the luxury goods of far later.

In The Silver Treasure Emil stumbles over a case at a visit in the Old Hall at the County Museum of Gotland. He happens to hear that silver coins are being stolen from the silver treasure called Spillings – the worlds largets Viking silver treasure.

Silver’s “two-hundred-year-old” parrot, which screeches dead men’s words, gives the pirate an almost satanic aura. He has obvious leadership abilities, as he is able to maintain control of his ragged and surly band of mutineers to the very end of their search, through heavy losses and suspicions of treachery.

Long John Silver is the book's most powerful and developed character, one whose motivation is believable but not unambiguous and whose complexity makes Treasure Island a true work of genius. Silver is much more than a type; he is a genuine individual, attractive and repellent by turns, frightening at times and at other times nearly sympathetic, always compelling.

This book has 16 pages and was uploaded by Dan Cromwell on October 9, The file size is mb. Publisher is Product PromotionPages:. Long John Silver is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the novel Treasure Island () by Robert Louis most colourful and complex character in the book, he continues to appear in popular culture.

His missing leg and parrot, in particular, have greatly contributed to the image of the pirate in popular cultureCreated by: Robert Louis Stevenson.

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