The Swiss Family Robinson

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 151 pages
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A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive. Rich in suspense and surprises, The Swiss Family Robinson entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it’s an irresistible tale of ingenuity.
 

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The Robinson family is stranded on a remote island and must rely on their own courage, resourcefulness, and family bonds to survive. A wonderful retelling of the beloved classic and timeless story. Read full review

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this is a very wonderful story , mindula from srilanka

Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
8
CHAPTER
16
CHAPTER
25
CHAPTER
31
CHAPTER
39
CHAPTER
46
A Growing Family
59
CHAPTER
89
CHAPTER
96
How to Ride an Ostrich
102
CHAPTER
108
CHAPTER
115
CHAPTER
121
CHAPTER
129
What Do You Think?
144

CHAPTER 1
69
CHAPTER
79
Classic Starts Library
152
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Johann David Wyss was a Swiss writer best known for his children s classic The Swiss Family Robinson. A pastor in Bern, Switzerland, Wyss s writing was influenced by his four sons, and was intended to serve as a moral guide for self-reliance, farming, cooperation, and frugality. Wyss died in 1818 at the age of 74, six years after the publication of The Swiss Family Robinson.

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