Swiss Family Robinson
The classic survival story from Puffin Classics. A violent storm strands a Swiss pastor, his wife and their four sons on a tropical island. Luckily, the Robinsons are optimistic and inventive, and with salvaged goods from the ship and abundant fruits, plants and animals from the island, they soon adapt - each day discovering new dangers, skills and delights. Complete and unabridged. Recommended for sixth-grade, supplemental reading. Black and white. Contains a Glossary of terms in the back of the book, as well as information on the author. 2009 copyright, first published in 1814. Dimensions: 5 x 7 inches. Soft cover. 472 pp.
- Johann D. Wyss
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