Oileán an Órchiste (Beag)

Robert Louis Stevenson


24 pp, paperback, ISBN 978 1 911363 06 4

In this beautiful picture-book in the ‘Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha’ series, one of Europe’s great classics is retold in Irish

Jim Hawkins comes upon a map of an island where a secret treasure is hidden. Along with the Doctor and Trelawney, Jim goes to sea in search of the treasure — but a mean bunch of pirates are already searching for the same treasure.

In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the childs’s imagination.

Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha is a collection of six beautifully illustrated picture-books for young readers. The collection comprises of An Odaisé (The Odussey), Romeo agus Juliet, Frankenstein, Oileán an Órchiste (Treasure Island), Don Cíochótae (Don Quixote) agus Camchuairt Ghuilivéir (Gulliver’s Travels).

Robert Louis Stevenson was a well-known Scottish author. He had written many novels and essays. Darach Ó Scolaí translated this abridged version for children.