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The Swiss Family Robinson (Puffin Classics)by Johann David Wyss
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Sequel to the New York Times bestseller STRANDED and TRIAL BY FIRE! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael.
From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author Chris Tebbetts
comes a fantastic family adventure series!
Eleven days down, and no end in sight. How long could YOU survive?
Its been days since Buzz, Vanessa, Carter and Jane were stranded on a deserted island in the middle of the South Pacific. Four kids left to fend for themselves. No adults. No supplies. Theyve managed to make fire and theyve even found food. But theyve just lost their only shelter, and quite possibly their one chance at being rescued. Now theyll have to venture even deeper into the jungles of Nowhere Island just to stay alive. But the island holds secrets of a dark past. With danger lurking at every turn, they must rely on each other like never before it they are going to survive.
Books in the Stranded series:
Stranded (Book 1)
Trial By Fire (Book 2)
Survivors (Book 3)
Books in the companion series, Stranded, Shadow Island
Forbidden Passage (Book 1)
Sabotage (Book 2)
Desperate Measures (Book 3, coming soon!)
After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition is published in its authoritative original English translation and the subject of an upcoming film remake from Walt Disney Pictures.
A terrible storm strands a Swiss pastor, with his wife and four sons, on a tropical island. Luckily, the Robinsons are optimistic and inventive, and with what they salvage from the wrecked ship, the island's abundant fruits, plants, and animals, they soon adapt - each day discovering new dangers, skills, and delights in their strange new life.
Soon to be a major motion picture from Disney, this beloved classic is published here in its authoritative original English version
One of the worlds best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinson portrays a familys struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. Blown off course by a raging storm, the familya Swiss pastor, his wife, their four young sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestockmust rely on one another in order to adapt to their needs the natural wonders of their exotic new home. Inspired by Daniel Defoes 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.
About the Author
Jon Scieszka, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, is the author of many award-winning books, including The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! and Guys Read.
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