The Swiss Family Robinson

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Author: Johann D. Wyss

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101201510

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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The authoritative original English version of a beloved classic. One of the world's best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinson portrays a family's struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. Blown off course by a raging storm, the family, a Swiss pastor, his wife, their four young sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock, must rely on one another in order to adapt to their needs the natural wonders of their exotic new home. Inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, this classic story of invention and adventure has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. Freely translated over the years, with major sections excised and new subplots added, the novel is published here in its original English translation, fully restored for a new generation of readers. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

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.

Author: Jean Rudolph Wyss

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781627939942

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 301

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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 Swiss Family Robinson

Inspired by Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Cruesoe," this heartwarming tale portrays a family's struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Everyman's Library

ISBN: 0679436405

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1402726023

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 341

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When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and their four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued.

Author: J. D. Wyss

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141325309

Category: Fiction

Page: 471

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Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and their four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

This series presents some of the world's best stories, retold in dynamic graphic novel format. Well-known villains and heroes take on new shape while staying true to their original authors.

Author: Johann Wyss

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 9781406224986

Category: Castaways

Page: 72

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Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussion questions, and writing prompts.
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Swiss Family Robinson Om Illustrated Classics

This adventurous tale of survival demonstrates how one can overcome odds through sheer grit and determination; optimism; boundless enthusiasm; perseverance; hard work and self-reliance.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Om Books International

ISBN: 9789382607410

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Page: 240

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The Swiss Family Robinson is about the Robinson family comprising the father, mother and their four young sons who get shipwrecked on their way from Switzerland to New Guinea. Before long, the family is on shore and exploring a deserted island full of exotic animals, charming locations and hidden dangers. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use their familiarity with natural history to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe, weave cloth, irrigate a garden, tame animals and construct dwellings. Soon they become masters of their new environment, rising to its many challenges and using their ingenuity to avail themselves of its abundant resources. This adventurous tale of survival demonstrates how one can overcome odds through sheer grit and determination; optimism; boundless enthusiasm; perseverance; hard work and self-reliance.
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Swiss Family Robinson

Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375875250

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 100

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Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

Themes: Hi-Lo, adapted classics, low level classics, graphic novel. These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers.

Author: Johann Wyss

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing

ISBN: 9781562549381

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 64

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Themes: Hi-Lo, adapted classics, low level classics, graphic novel. 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 softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. What if you and your family were marooned on a desert island? Would you be able to survive? This is a story of the Robinson family. Learn how they used materials from the shipwreck, their resourcefulness, good humor, and hard work to build a good life. Did they ever get rescued?
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The Swiss Family Robinson

The pastor, his wife, and four children share many experiences together-both arduous and fun-and grow closer as a result. This classic tale of adventure on a desert island is exciting to read, as much as it is a story with a moral.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Campfire Graphic Novels

ISBN: 8190732692

Category: Castaways

Page: 84

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When a boat travelling to Australia hits a reef and is destroyed, only one family survives. Shipwrecked on an island, and with no sign of rescue, the Robinsons are forced to use whatever means possible to stay alive. Through their struggles, the members of the family learn, not only how to survive, but also how to enjoy themselves in the face of adversity. The pastor, his wife, and four children share many experiences together – both arduous and fun – and grow closer as a result. This classic tale of adventure on a desert island is exciting to read, as much as it is a story with a moral.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: BPI

Publisher: BPI Publishing

ISBN: 9789351216117

Category: Reference

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Swiss Family Robinson

A simplified, abridged version of the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Modern Pub

ISBN: 0766607127

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 190

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A simplified, abridged version of the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.
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Swiss Family Robinson

This story tells of the happy discovery of the wonders of natural history by a family shipwrecked on a desert island, who remain united through all the adversities they encounter.

Author: Johann Rudolf WYSS

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 1840227648

Category:

Page: 192

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This story tells of the happy discovery of the wonders of natural history by a family shipwrecked on a desert island, who remain united through all the adversities they encounter.
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