When Jim Hawkins finds an old pirate map showing a small island marked with a red cross, he knows that a fortune in gold lies waiting for him.
What could be more exciting than buried treasure? Aboard a ship named the Hispaniola, Jim sails toward Treasure Island.
The voyage goes well until Jim overhears a frightening conversation. He learns that the one-legged man who signed on as ship's cook is really th efamous pirate Long John Silver and worse, he discovers that the crew are teaming up with Silver to steal the treasure.
Can Jim save the gold and save his life?