Synopses & Reviews
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!)
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.
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.
About the Author
Jeff Probst is the multi-Emmy award winning host and executive producer of the popular series Survivor
. His syndicated daily talk show, the Jeff Probst Show, began in Fall 2012.
In 2009, Probst partnered with Mark Burnett as creator and executive producer for "Live for the Moment," for CBS, which featured a person with a daunting diagnosis who wants to live the best life possible and fulfill their dreams. In 2007, Probst founded The Serpentine Project, a non-profit organization designed to help young adults transition out of the foster care system. In 2011, they joined forces with the larger non-profit organization Alliance for Childrens Rights, which has provided 100,000 kids in L.A. with free legal assistance and advocacy. Each season, Survivor memorabilia is auctioned off and, to date, the auctions have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the organization.
A native of Wichita, Kan., Probst is married and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and 2 children when not traveling the world. He can be followed on twitter @jeffprobst and online at www.jeffprobst.com
Chris Tebbetts is the New York Times bestselling co-author of James Patterson's Middle School series. Originally from Yellow Spring, Ohio, Tebbetts is a graduate of Northwester University. He lives and writes in Vermont.