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Author Tait, Chris, author.

Title The Swiss family Robinson / retold from the Johann David Wyss original by Chris Tait ; illustrated by Jamel Akib.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Sterling, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j TAIT,CHR    Available
Description 151 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Classic starts
Classic starts.
Summary An abridged version of the story that relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.
Language Translated from the German.
Contents Shipwreck! -- A New World -- Attack! -- A Home Up High -- A Strange Meal -- A Tow to Shore -- Sports Day -- Explosion! -- A Growing Family -- A Tree with Stairs -- The Cozy Cave -- Slime! -- The Long Winter -- Farewell to a Friend -- The Biggest Danger Yet -- How to Ride an Ostrich -- A New Boat -- Island Mail -- Not Alone -- A New Islander -- Hello and Good-bye -- What Do You Think? -- Afterword.
Subject Shipwreck survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Islands -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Islands -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Robinsonades.
Added Author Akib, Jamel, illustrator.
Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818. Schweizerische Robinson.
ISBN 9781402736940 (hc.)
1402736940 (hc.)
9781428742130 (BWI bdg.)
1428742131 (BWI bdg.)
9781402726026 (hbk.)
1402726023 (hbk.)

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