Follow David Balfour's thrilling adventure as he survives and attempt on his life, only to be kidnapped and destined for a life of slavery. A violent ... Show synopsis Follow David Balfour's thrilling adventure as he survives and attempt on his life, only to be kidnapped and destined for a life of slavery. A violent storm offers a means of escape, but the adventure doesn't end there - he goes on to witness a murder, then forms an unlikely alliance with the exiled Allan Breck and becomes a fugitive on the run. Vibrant full-colour artwork adds fresh appeal to this classic tale. Speech bubbles work with the main text to emphasise and enhance the retelling. A running glossary at the foot of each page helps young readers with any challenging vocabulary without disrupting their reading experience. Endmatter provides information about the author, the historical background to the period in which the author lived and a timeline of world events that places the work in historical context. It fits into Key Stage 2 English and supports Key Stage 3 English. It helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.