The Swiss Family Robinson


About The Book

Building a life on a deserted island is quite an adventure!

Abandoned by crew and passengers, then shipwrecked in the East Indies on their way to Australia, the Swiss Family Robinson gathers their resources and builds a life over a period of ten years living on a deserted island. Included in the Robinsonade genre—which is built on the novel Robinson Crusoe—this story imparts high morals and practical self-reliance skills through adventures that are sure to thrill all ages. Complete with full-color illustrations, this exciting volume in our Illustrated Classics series will be a welcome addition to any home library.

About The Author

Johann David Wyss (1743–1818) was a Swiss pastor and author, best known for his 1812 novel, The Swiss Family Robinson.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781684128143
  • Grades: 5 - 5
  • Ages: 10 - 99

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