The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 230 pages
22 Reviews
For generations, readers have enjoyed classic literature. They have delighted in the romance of Jane Austen, thrilled at the adventures of Jules Verne, and pondered the lessons of Aesop. Introduce young readers to these familiar volumes with Great Illustrated Classics. In this series, literary masterworks have been adapted for young scholars. Large, easy-to-read type and charming pen-and-ink drawings enhance the text. Students are sure to enjoy becoming acquainted with traditional literature through these well-loved classics.
 

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Review: The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Great Illustrated Classics)

User Review  - Bob Conner - Goodreads

I loved this as a kid and still love it. Who wouldn't want to take their place on a deserted island, live in a tree house, explore the beaches and hunt for food? An incredibly enthralling adventure. Read full review

Review: The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Great Illustrated Classics)

User Review  - Kent - Goodreads

I really love it! I envy Robinson's critical thinking of survival in an island. It's not easy to survive alone but he is great! Read full review

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Contents

Robinsons Early Adventures
9
Shipwreck
19
Starting a New Life
33
Robinson Learns Many Skills
47
Robinson Makes a Canoe
67
The Mysterious Footprint
85
Cannibals
95
The First Sound of a Mans Voice
107
Friday
123
The Cannibals Return
145
Two Visitors
159
Englishmen Reach the Island
173
Robinson Puts Down a Mutiny
189
Robinson Seizes the Ship
207
Home Again
225
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About the author (2002)

Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London, England on September 13, 1660. He changed his surname in 1703, adding the more genteel "De" before his own name to suggest a higher social standing. He was a novelist, journalist, and political agent. His writings covered a wide range of topics. His novels include Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, Roxana, Captain Singleton, and Colonel Jack. He wrote A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, which is an important source of English economic life, and ghost stories including A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal. He also wrote satirical poems and pamphlets and edited a newspaper. He was imprisoned and pilloried for his controversial work, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters, which suggested that all non-Conformist ministers be hanged. He died on April 24, 1731.

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