Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, essayist and poet. His best-known novels include Treasure Island (1883) and Kidnapped (1886). He suffered from ill health and travelled widely in search of healthier climates, finally settling in Samoa. His poetry collections include Ballads (1890) and A Child’s Garden of Verses (1885), which contains some of his best-known poems.