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The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

By Johann David Wyss


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If you were stranded on a desert island, what would you do? Young readers can read and imagine in this unabridged paperback edition of The Swiss Family Robinson.  
After their ship crashes onto a deserted island, the Robinson family begins a castaway life of adventure, scientific exploration, and the primal instinct to survive. As the years pass, the family begins to wonder: do they want to be rescued and return to civilization, or continue their island life forever? 

This high-action novel—available in its unabridged entirety—is perfect for young readers’ libraries.

About the contributor(s)

Johann David Wyss (1743–1818) was a Swiss writer best known for The Swiss Family Robinson. Wyss was inspired by Daniel Defoe’s classic novel Robinson Crusoe but wanted to create a story that would be accessible to children. His iconic novel has been adapted numerous times for television, film, and the stage.  

Book details

ISBN: 9781454951193
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Date published:
Page count: 480
Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Ages: 10 and up

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