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The Swiss Family Robinson (Aladdin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Originally written to entertain his four young sons, Johann David Wyss based andlt;iandgt;The Swiss Family Robinsonandlt;/iandgt; on Daniel Defoe's classic shipwreck story, andlt;iandgt;Robinson Crusoeandlt;/iandgt; (1719). Upon its initial publication in 1812, andlt;iandgt;The Swiss Family Robinsonandlt;/iandgt; was received with great enthusiasm not only as a first-rate adventure story, but also as a practical guide to self-sufficiency.

Synopsis:

After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition includes a Reading Group guide and a Foreword by the Newbery Honor-winning author of "Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind."

Synopsis:

After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition includes a Reading Group guide and a Foreword by the Newbery Honor-winning author of "Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind."

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Johann David Wyssandlt;/bandgt; (1743and#173;1818) was a Swiss pastor. andlt;Iandgt;The Swiss Family Robinsonandlt;/iandgt; was edited by his son Johann Rudolf Wyss, a scholar who wrote the Swiss national anthem.andlt;bandgt;Suzanne Fisher Staplesandlt;/bandgt; is the Newbery Honor author of andlt;Iandgt;Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind.andlt;/iandgt; She lives in Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416934905
Author:
Wyss, Johann David
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Foreword by:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Foreword:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Author:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - Survival Stories
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Aladdin Classics
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 13.16 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 576 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9781416934905 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition includes a Reading Group guide and a Foreword by the Newbery Honor-winning author of "Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind."
"Synopsis" by , After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition includes a Reading Group guide and a Foreword by the Newbery Honor-winning author of "Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind."
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