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ISBN:0460050087
Author: Johann David Wyss,Charles Folkard
ISBN13: 978-0460050081
Title: Swiss Family Robinson (Children's Illustrated Classics)
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ePUB size: 1148 kb
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Language: English
Category: Genre Fiction
Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd; Abridged edition (June 1, 1977)
Pages: 352

Swiss Family Robinson (Children's Illustrated Classics) by Johann David Wyss,Charles Folkard



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The Swiss Family Robinson book. The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson). From Christian Classics Library. 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 to write a story from which his own children would learn, as the father in the story taught important lessons to his children. The Swiss Family Robinson was first published in 1812 and translated into English two years From Christian Classics Library.

It is even more enjoyable to have it read to you. great book and great reader.

A beloved adventure classic, The Swiss Family Robinson is a tale of courage in the face of the unknown that has endured the test of time. Trapped on a remote island after a storm leaves them shipwrecked, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four sons must pull together if they want to survive. Hunting, farming, and exploring a strange land for the first time, each son not only tests his own bravery, but discovers a skill all his own as they each adapt to this new, wild place

He went first to England, with his wife and children, consisting of four sons, between the ages of twelve and five. He there undertook the office of missionary to Otaheite; not that he intended to remain on that uncivilized island, but he wished to proceed from thence to Port Jackson as a free colonist

By (author) Johann David Wyss, Illustrated by Thomas Heath Robinson. Shipwrecked on an unchartered 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 perseverance, hard work and self reliance, they become masters of their new environment. Their experience is colourful, creative and filled with exciting adventures.

Librivox recording of The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Read by Mark F. Smith. The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays the right stuff and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave.

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. Библиографические данные. The Swiss Family Robinson Children's illustrated classics.

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