Saturday, Nov’13th, was theRobert Louis Stevenson’s 160th birthday. Born in 1850, Stevenson spent a rather protected childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland — is a famous writer, Stevenson penned his immortal tales of adventure, publishing Treasure Island, Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde alongside Prince Otto (1885), The Master of Ballantrae (1889) and Catriona: A sequel to Kidnapped (1893).
He also published collections of short stories including New Arabian Nights (1882) and The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables (1887). Stevenson even composed anthologies of poetry such as A Child’s Garden of Verses (1885) and Underwoods (1887).
For his special birthday, Google has a special Treasure Island logo: