A group of travellers stumble upon a hidden world. A young boy meets an escaped convict in the churchyard. A shipwrecked sailor fi ghts for survival on a deserted island. A vagabond orphan sets out on a quest with an old Tibetan lama. A collection of easy-to-read extracts from some of the best-known works of fi ction in the English language, Classic Tales for Children: Adventure Stories is perfect for those who want to be thrilled.