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The Swiss Family Robinson
Author: Johann David Wyss

ISBN: 9781435142077
Format: Leather Bound Book
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 28 October 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.2 x 3.4
Shipwrecked on an uncharted island, the Swiss Family Robinson mother, father, and four young boys make the most of their predicament, adapting to the island and turning the absence of civilization to their advantage.

Through persevereance, hard work, and self-reliance, they become masters of their new environment, rising to its many challenges and using their ingenuity to avail themselves of its abundant resources. Their experience is colorful, creative, and full of exciting adventures.

For more than two centuries, Johann David Wyss's beloved book has entertained young readers. This illustrated edition, with full-color plates by T. H. Robinson, features an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilded edging, and decorative endpapers. It's a book that will be cherished by readers of all age.

About the Author

Wyss is best remembered for his book The Swiss Family Robinson. A pastor with four sons, it is said that he was inspired by Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, but wanted to write a story in from which his own children wo...

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