Saturday, August 11, 2012
The first book I remember reading that really hooked me was Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. I think I was 7 or 8 and the idea of ships, pirates, and treasure was too much for a small child. I immediately wanted to read more. My brother and I also spent many afternoons hiding treasure and building up pirate defenses.
It also leads to my enjoyment of future Treasure Island style adventures such as Cutthroat Island with Geena Davis, and Pirates of the Caribbean with Johnny Depp.