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The Swiss Family Robinson (Abridged edition)

The Swiss Family Robinson (Abridged edition)

Abridged Edition


The Swiss Family Robinson (Abridged edition)

About the Book

Following a wild and raging storm, the Swiss family Robinson are stranded at sea. But the thundering waves have swept them off to a tropical island, where a new life awaits them. Their ship is laden with supplies and the island is packed with treasures, so they soon adapt and discover new dangers and delights every day . . . With an inspiring introduction by American author and America's first children's laureate Jon Scieszka.  This story has been specially abridged for Puffin Classics.

Product Details

On sale: March 5, 2009
Age: 10 and up
Grade: Grade 5 & Up
Page count: 496 Pages
ISBN: 9780141325309

Author Bio

Johann David Wyss (1743-1818) was, like the narrator of his famous story, a Swiss pastor who had four sons. He is best remembered for Swiss Family Robinson which it is said was inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and which became an international classic bestseller.