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The new Swiss family Robinson. A tale for children of all ages. by Owen Wister

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Published by Duffield & Company in New York .
Written in English


  • Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818

Book details:

Edition Notes

First published in the Harvard lampoon, 1882.

StatementBy Owen Wister. Illustrated by F. Nichols.
LC ClassificationsPS3345 .N5 1922
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., [7]-25 p.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6647116M
LC Control Number22017979

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The Swiss Family Robinson By: Johann David Wyss () A beautiful story about survival, the Robinson family shows that one does not have to have the usual comforts of life in order to be comfortable and happy.   First published in , The 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. The Swiss Family Robinson was first /5(). Swiss Family Robinson Summary. the shipwreck girl in the Smokey Islands. And how the family welcomes and treat her as a new family member for them. XIII. If I were the author, I would have ended the story in this way, upon the arrival of the English ship, Unicorn and eight days of staying in the island, The Robinsons all decided to stay in.   Author TJ Hoisington and his year-old daughter Kyla team up to write an original children's book based on the classic Swiss Family Robinson novel, titled The Swiss Family Robinson Secret Discovery.