T for Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
T’s « Treasure Island », the glorious tale
Of pirates and battles and the crew that set sail
To dig up the treasure and bring home as freight
The jewels and doubloons and the pieces-of-eight.
Treasure Island, classic adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, serialized in the magazine Young Folks from October 1881 to January 1882 under the title The Sea-Cook; or, Treasure Island and published in book form in 1883.
Although not the first book about pirates, Treasure Island is considered by many to be the best.