The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty Hardcover Book

The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty Hardcover Book

by William Bligh


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The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty Hardcover Book by William Bligh

These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page hardcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Sail the seas in good weather and bad on the ship H.M.S. Bounty. Flounder in a hurricane as you try to round Cape Horn. Sail to the South Seas the long way, around the Cape of Good Hope and through the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the idyllic island life and decide for yourself if the men on the Bounty should have mutinied against Captain Bligh. Find out what happened when the Captain and his men were put off the Bounty in a small rowboat with little food or water. Did they make it?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599059112
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Saddleback's Illustrated Classics Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Bligh was an English admiral and master of the H.M.S. Bounty.

Table of Contents

Author's Advertisement1
Chapter 1
Plan of the Expedition
Outfit, and Occurrences to the Time of Leaving England
Description of the Bread-Fruit
Chapter 2
Departure from England
Arrival at Teneriffe
Sail From Thence
Arrival off Cape Horn
Severity of The Weather
Obliged to Bear Away for the Cape of Good Hope
Chapter 3
Passage Towards the Cape of Good Hope, and Search After Tristan Da Cunha
Arrival at False Bay
Occurrences There
Reports Concerning the Grosvenor's People
Departure from the Cape
Chapter 4
Passage Towards Van Diemen's Land
Make the Island of St. Paul
Arrival in Adventure Bay
Natives Seen
Sail from Van Diemen's Land
Chapter 5
Rocky Islands Discovered
See the Island Maitea, And Arrive at Otaheite
Ship Crowded by the Natives
Chapter 6
Account of an English Ship Lately Sailed From Otaheite
Death of Omai
Captain Cook's Picture Sent on Board
Otoo Visits The Ship
His Visit Returned
Natives Well Disposed Towards Us
Account of the Cattle Left By Captain Cook
Bread-Fruit Plants Promised
Visit to the Earee Rahie
Presents Made to the Arreoys
Chapter 7
A Theft Committed
Deception of the Painted Head
Conversation With A Priest
A Wrestling Match
Reports of the Natives Concerning Other Islands
Some Account of Omai
Chapter 8
Expedition to Tettaha after a Heifer
Extraordinary Domestic Arrangements
Tinah's Mother Visits the Ship
A Sheep Brought from Ulietea
Heavy Storm
Death of the Surgeon
Taowne and Toahroah Harbours Examined
Chapter 9
A Walk Into the Country
The Peeah Roah
Prevailed on, By the Kindness of the Chiefs, To Defer Our Departure
Bread-Fruit Plants Collected
Move the Ship to Toahroah Harbour
Three of the Ship's Company Desert
Indiscretion of Our People on Shore
Instances of Jealousy
Bull Brought To Oparre by a Prophet
The Deserters Recovered
Tinah Proposes to Visit England
Chapter 10
The Ship's Cable Cut in the Night
Coolness With the Chiefs On That Account
Visit to an Old Lady
Disturbance at a Heiva
Tinah's Hospitality
A Thief Taken, And Punished
Preparations For Sailing
Chapter 11
Arrival of an Arreoy Woman From Tethuroa
A Present Delivered By Tinah For His Majesty
Other Occurrences to the Time of the Ship's Departure From Otaheite
Chapter 12
At the Island Huaheine
A Friend of Omai Visits the Ship
Leave the Society Islands
A Waterspout
The Island Whytootackee Discovered
Anchor In Annamooka Road
Our Parties on Shore Robbed by the Natives
Sail from Annamooka
The Chiefs Detained on Board
Part Friendly
Chapter 13
A Mutiny in the Ship
Chapter 14
Proceed in the Launch to the Island Tofoa
Difficulty in Obtaining Supplies There
Treacherous Attack of the Natives
Escape to the Sea, And Bear Away For New Holland
Chapter 15
Passage Towards New Holland
Islands Discovered in Our Route
Our Great Distresses
See the Reefs of New Holland, and Find a Passage Through Them
Chapter 16
Progress to the Northward, Along the Coast of New Holland
Land on Different Islands, in Search of Supplies
Chapter 17
Passage from New Holland to the Island Timor
Arrive at Coupang
Reception There
Chapter 18
At Coupang
Chapter 19
From Timor to Batavia
Chapter 20
Occurrences at Batavia, and Passage Thence to England

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