The Swiss Family Robinson

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Wordsworth Editions, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 190 pages

The Swiss Family Robinson is a story of the happy discovery of the wonders of natural history by a family shipwrecked on a desert island, who remain united through all the adversities they encounter.

Inspired by Robinson Crusoe, this joyful narrative by a Swiss pastor remains a classic tale to be enjoyed by all.

 

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Contents

The Shipwreck
7
Preparations for Escape
11
Once More on Land
14
The First Day on Shore
17
A Tour of Discovery
23
The Return Home
31
A Voyage to the Wreck
38
The Return Home
42
Another Exploring Expedition
104
CandleMaking
109
Another Excursion
112
Various Manufactures and Improvements
118
The Rainy Season
124
The Salt Cavern
130
A Shoal of Herrings
135
Further Work and Discoveries
139

Building a Bridge
49
The Land of Promise
55
The Dwelling in the Trees
61
A Castle in the Air
66
New Discoveries
69
The Sledge
77
A Voyage to the Wreck The Raft
82
Cassava Bread
88
The Pinnace
91
The Walk to Calabash Wood
96
More Improvements
145
The WaterBoa
149
Another Excursion
157
Adventures in a New Country
163
Another Ostrich Hunt
167
Ostrich Training
171
Wanderers from Home
176
The LetterCarriers
179
Conclusion
185
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