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The Swiss family Robinson.

Johann David Wyss

The Swiss family Robinson.

by Johann David Wyss

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Published by Classic Press in Santa Rosa, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family life -- Fiction.,
  • Survival -- Fiction.,
  • Islands -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

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

    Edition Notes

    Translation of: Der schweizerische Robinson.

    StatementEdited by W. H. G. Kingston. Illustrated by Don Irwin.
    SeriesEducator classic library, 4
    ContributionsKingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880, ed., Irwin, Don, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W996 S88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4536365M
    LC Control Number77002314

      A shipwreck; a deserted island; a single family, wondering if they can survive. Rich in suspense and surprises, The Swiss Family Robinson entices young readers to come along on a wonderful adventure, where each moment brings a new thrill. Featuring amazingly resourceful characters and a wondrous landscape bursting with exotic wildlife and plants, it’s an irresistible tale of ingenuity/5(19). The primary and most important setting in The Swiss Family Robinson is a tropical island on which the family is marooned. The date the story takes place isn't mentioned in the book. However, the family wrecked on the island on the 31st of January, and Johann David Wyss first published the novel in /5(2).

      Introduction: Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Swiss Family Robinson. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss is really about innovation and making lemonade when life dishes out lemons. First published in , the story is about a Swiss pastor and his family (wife and four sons) who survive a shipwreck and create a new way of life on an unexplored island in . Books similar to The Swiss Family Robinson The Swiss Family Robinson. by Johann David Wyss. avg. rating Ratings. The Robinsons leave their home in Switzerland planning to settle half a world away. But things do not turn out as they had expected. The sole survivors of a terrible shipwreck, they wash ashore to.

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Johann David Wyss (–) was an army chaplain with four sons; it was to entertain them that he wrote The Swiss Family Robinson. His son Johan Rudolf prepared the manuscript for publication in Zurich in – The first English edition was translated by William Godwin in /5().

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First published inThe Swiss Family Robinson is a classic adventure novel by Swiss author Johann David Wyss about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia/5(). The Swiss Family Robinson was first published in and translated into English two years later.

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SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON was written by Johann David Wyss, not Johann or Jean Rudolf Wyss. Johann Rudolf was a son who did some editing on the book. Another son, Johann Emmanuel Wyss apparently illustrated the original German language edition.

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The father was a Swiss clergyman, who, in the Revolution ofhad lost all his fortune, and had determined to emigrate, in order to seek elsewhere the means of supporting his family. He went first to England, with his wife and children, consisting of four sons, between the ages of twelve and five.

The Swiss Family Robinson. 1 Shipwrecked and Alone For many days we had been times had the darkness closed over a wild and terrific scene, and returning light as often brought Cited by: 1. The Swiss Family Robinson, novel for children completed and edited by Johann Rudolf Wyss, published in German as Der schweizerische Robinson (–27).

The original manuscript of the novel had been written by Wyss’s father, Johann David, a clergyman, for and with the aid of. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. 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 ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

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