The Swiss Family Robinson (Abridged edition): Abridged Edition (Puffin Classics) (Paperback)

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By Johann D. Wyss, Jon Scieszka (Introduction by)
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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.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780141325309
ISBN-10: 0141325305
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: March 5th, 2009
Pages: 496
Language: English
Series: Puffin Classics