Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a Swiss minister, his wife, and four sons struggle to survive until they can be rescued.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
8 1.5-hour cassettesFrom the Inside Flap:
"For many days we had been tempest-tossed . . .the raging storm increased in fury on the seventh day all hope was lost." From these dire opening lines, a delightful story of adventure begins. One family will emerge alive from this terrible storm: the Robinson's -- a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock, hens, pigeons and geese! Inspired by Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Cruesoe," this heartwarming tale portrays a family's struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. There each boy must learn to control his own nature -- such as Ernest's bookishness and Fritz's hot temper -- as their adventures lead to amazing discoveries, danger, and tantalizing surprises, including a puzzling message tied to an albatross's leg. But it is the authenticity of the boys' behavior, the ingenuity of the family, and the natural wonders of this exotic land that have made "The Swiss Family Robinson, first published in 1812-1813, one of the world's best-loved and most enduring stories of shipwreck and survival.
"From the Paperback edition.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97805904401411.0
Book Description Book Condition: New. Shipped within 24 hrs of purchase. Satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # 29HBGM000AKS
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0590440144
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0590440144