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The Swiss family Robinson, or, Adventures on a desert island

Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant plant and animal life.

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  • "A terrible storm strands a Swiss pastor, with his wife and four sons, on a tropical island. With what they salvage from the wrecked ship, and the island's abundant plant and animal life, they adapt to the dangers and delights of their new life."
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant plant and animal life."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant plant and animal life."
  • "Adventure fiction. Several generations of children have now read and loved the Swiss Family Robinson. The charm of this evergreen classic never palls, and every boy and girl coming to it for the first time is enthralled by the adventures of these intrepid castaways on their desert island. The Swiss family, cut off from all civilisation, are perfectly happy to live on their island home."
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."@en
  • "The Robinson family is shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by beautiful birds, fragrant flowers, and rare animals. As they struggle to build a new life, they discover hidden strengths in themselves, and their love for one another takes on new meaning."
  • "A retelling of Swiss Family Robinson in comic book format."
  • "A retelling of Swiss Family Robinson in comic book format."@en
  • "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. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use a familiarity with natural history and biology to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe, weave cloth, irrigate a garden, and turn an immense hollow tree into a lofty house with a spiral staircase. They domesticate buffaloes, wild asses, and monkeys, establish farms and plantations, and finally, have a terrifying encounter with natives from a nearby island."
  • "The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family who are shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia. As written by Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss, the novel was intended to teach his four sons about family values, good husbandry, the uses of the natural world and self-reliance. Wyss's attitude towards education is in line with the teachings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and many of the episodes have to do with Christian-oriented moral lessons (frugality, husbandry, resignation, cooperation, etc). The adventures are presented as a series of."@en
  • "Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four young sons are shipwrecked on a strange, uncharted tropical island. This timeless classic story of survival and adventure has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812, and it reads just as fresh as if it were written today. As they struggle to survive in the wilderness, the Robinsons discover their own amazing ingenuity and courage, each of the sons utilizing his own unique nature as their adventures lead to difficult challenges and fantastic discoveries. Although they have lost almost everything in the shipwreck, they are so resourceful that, when rescue finally comes, they decline to leave the happy life they have constructed for themselves in their exotic haven."
  • "Share with the Robinsons--a minister, his wife, and four sons--as they survive a shipwreck and then adapt to life on an island populated by exotic birds and animals. Through small successes and disappointments, not only does this courageous family survive, but comes to find a happiness that eluded them in their civilized homeland."@en
  • "Share with the Robinsons--a minister, his wife, and four sons--as they survive a shipwreck and then adapt to life on an island populated by exotic birds and animals. Through small successes and disappointments, not only does this courageous family survive, but comes to find a happiness that eluded them in their civilized homeland."
  • "The classic survival story of a resourceful, shipwrecked family."
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."@en
  • "The well-known story of a family shipwrecked in the 1800's."@en
  • "When they are shipwrecked on a desert island, a Swiss clergyman, his wife, and their four sons use their ingenuity to overcome all dangers and to make a happy home."
  • "The adventures of a shipwrecked Swiss clergyman and his family on a desert island."
  • "After being shipwrecked, a family adjusts to life on a deserted island, where they must hunt and gather food, build a shelter and fend off pirates."@en
  • "A Swiss family with four boys becomes shipwrecked on a deserted island where they spend ten years imaginatively altering their "New Switzerland" into a home."
  • "The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization."
  • "A Swiss family with four boys becomes shipwrecked on a deserted island where they spend ten years imaginatively altering their "New Switzerland" into a home."@en
  • "When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming."@en
  • "When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming."
  • "The famous story of the family of castaways whose perseverance and ingenuity help them to turn their island into a rich and fertile home."
  • "8-10 yrs."
  • "The enchanting story of a shipwrecked family --a minister, his wife, and four sons-- who are cast up on a desert island, build a wonderful house in a tree, and survive so cleverly and happily apart from the world that they never want to be rescued."
  • "The enchanting story of a shipwrecked family --a minister, his wife, and four sons-- who are cast up on a desert island, build a wonderful house in a tree, and survive so cleverly and happily apart from the world that they never want to be rescued."@en
  • "Shipwrecked passengers on a deserted island: how will they survive? After their ship founders at sea, the Robinsons--father, mother, and four sons--find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. Young readers will enjoy watching them handle every crisis with cleverness and skill."
  • "Timeless Classics--designed for the sturggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a students attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience, bringing each book to 88 pages."@en
  • "When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an uninhabited island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many resourceful and imaginative methods--building a tree house, finding food such as coconuts, sugarcane, honey, and potatoes, taming animals and other forms of securing themselves against danger."
  • "Shipwreck - Classic fiction."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life."
  • "The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia."@en
  • "Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued."@en
  • "Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life"
  • "An industrious Swiss family survives a shipwreck in the East Indies and builds a paradise home on a nearby island."
  • "An industrious Swiss family survives a shipwreck in the East Indies and builds a paradise home on a nearby island."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an islanabundantabundat animal and plant life."
  • "The sea has been in a violent rage for many days. As the winds howled and the seas churned and boiled, the ship rolled and heaved in the gigantic waves. The crew and passengers grew more and more terrified. Suddenly--as if from the blow of a mighty fist--the ship broke apart ... All were lost. All but a pastor, his wife, and four sons: the Swiss Family Robinson. Shipwrecked! Abandoned on a deserted tropical island with little more than a few simple tools--and each other--the family must use its intelligence, courage, ingenuity, and humor to survive. And each day brings yet another adventure ... and danger!. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied."@en
  • ""Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life.""
  • "A family from Switzerland is shipwrecked on a deserted island. They discover that the island is filled with plants and animals they've never seen before. Unfortunately, not all of the creatures are friendly."@en
  • "Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to lie on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life."
  • "Each novel, complete in just 80-pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sense of the author's style and an understanding of the novel's theme."@en
  • "An abridged version of the story that relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."
  • "An abridged version of the story that relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."@en
  • "Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reiforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching higher-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys."@en
  • "The Robinson family-a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons-will emerge alive from a terrible storm, bringing to land two dogs and a shipload of livestock: hens, pigeons, and geese. The story of their ingenuity and courage as they struggle to survive on the exotic tropical island."
  • ""For many days we had been tempest-tossed ... the raging storm increased in fury until on the seventh day all hope was lost." From these dire opening lines, a timeless story of adventure begins. One family will emerge alive from this terrible storm: the Robinsons--a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock. Inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, this heartwarming tale portrays a family's struggle to create a new life on a strange and fantastic tropical island. There each boy must learn to utilize his own unique nature as their adventures lead to difficult challenges and amazing discoveries, including a puzzling message tied to an albatross's leg. But it is in the ingenuity and authenticity of the family itself, and the natural wonders of this exotic land that have made The Swiss Family Robinson, first published at the beginning of the nineteenth century, one of the most enduring and imitated stories of shipwreck and survival."
  • "A family is shipwrecked and become castaways on an island. Although they lost everything, they are resourceful and constructing a life for themselves on the island."
  • "The adventures of the Robinson family, who struggle to survive after being shipwrecked on an island."@en
  • ""Presents the classic novel about a Swiss family who are shipwrecked on an uncharted island in the nineteenth century and their story of adventure and survival.""
  • "Almost everyone has dreamed of being cast away on a desert island. In this famous adventure story, the Robinson family is shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by beautiful birds, fragrant flowers, and rare animals. When a ship sails into view, they have to decide whether they want to go home."@en
  • "Relates the fortune of a shipwrecked family as they, imaginatively, adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."
  • "The adventures of a Swiss family who are shipwrecked on a tropical island."
  • "The enchanting story of a shipwrecked family--a minister, his wife, and four sons--who are cast up on a desert island, build a wonderful house in a tree, and survive so cleverly and happily apart from the world that they never want to be rescued."@en
  • "A shipwrecked family learns to live off the natural vegetation on their island and refuses to leave when a ship arrives to take them home."
  • "A shipwrecked family learns to live off the natural vegetation on their island and refuses to leave when a ship arrives to take them home."@en
  • "Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and their four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued."
  • "Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and their four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued."@en
  • "The surprising adventures of a Swiss family shipwrecked on a desert island may seem improbable but never impossible."@en
  • ""The Robinson family do not die at sea; they find their way to a small island. But what can they do now? Where will they live? What will they eat? Luckily, the father and their mother have useful skills and they can teach their four young sons. But how long will they be there, on the island?"--P. [4] of cover."
  • ""For many days we had been tempest-tossed'the raging storm increased in fury until on the seventh day all hope was lost." From these dire opening lines, a timeless story of adventure begins. One family will emerge alive from this terrible storm: the Robinsons'a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock. Inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, this heartwarming tale portrays a family's struggle to create a new life on a strange and fantastic tropical island. There each boy must learn to utilize his own unique nature as their adventures lead to difficult challenges and amazing discoveries, including a puzzling message tied to an albatross's leg. But it is in the ingenuity and authenticity of the family itself, and the natural wonders of this exotic land that have made The Swiss Family Robinson, first published at the beginning of the nineteenth century, one of the most enduring and imitated stories of shipwreck and survival. From the Paperback edition."@en
  • "A family shipwrecks on an island."@en
  • "A shipwrecked family must adapt to life on an island."@en
  • "A retelling of Swiss family Robinson in comic book format: a shipwrecked family adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life."
  • "A Swiss family with four boys becomes shipwrecked on a deserted island, where they spend ten years imaginatively altering their "New Switzerland" into a home."
  • "The Swiss Family Robinson tells the story of a Swiss family who are shipwrecked in the East Indies. First published in 1812, Johann David Wyss intended the novel to teach his sons family values and and self-reliance. The adventures in the book contain lessons in natural history and moral guidance, and include an impossible array of flora and fauna on a single island that the children use for their survival. The "Robinson" of the title refers not to the name of the..."@en

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