Fiction

The Swiss Family Robinson, Adventures On a Desert Island

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3736816235

Category: Fiction

Page: 495

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The Swiss Family Robinson: Or, Adventures On a Desert Island by Jean Rudolph Wyss; Illustrated by Milo Winter, 1916 Written by Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss and edited by his son Johann Rudolf Wyss. The novel was intended to teach his four sons about family values, good husbandry, the uses of the natural world and self-reliance. Wyss's attitude toward education is in line with the teachings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and many of the episodes have to do with Christian-oriented moral lessons such as frugality, husbandry, acceptance, cooperation, etc. Many years ago, an English translation of the first part of this charming tale appeared; and few books have obtained such deserved popularity. The gradual progress of the family from utter destitution and misery, to happiness and abundance, arising from their own labour, perseverance, and obedience, together with the effect produced on the different characters of the sons by the stirring adventures they met with, created a deep and absorbing interest. This conclusion was happily supplied by one of the most accomplished and elegant writers of her day, the Baroness de Montolieu; and, sanctioned and approved by the son of the lamented author, the entire work was published in France, and has for many years held a distinguished rank in the juvenile libraries there. The adventures are presented as a series of lessons in natural history and the physical sciences, and resemble other, similar educational books for children in this period. Johann Robert Wyss (1782-1830) was a Swiss author, writer, and folklorist who wrote the words to the former Swiss national anthem Rufst Du, mein Vaterland in 1811, and also edited the novel The Swiss Family Robinson, written by his father Johann David Wyss, published in 1812.

The Swiss family Robinson

Author: Johann David Wyss,Robinson (family.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Voyages, Imaginary

The Swiss Family Robinson

Or, Adventures in a Desert Island

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Voyages, Imaginary

Page: 383

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Families

...The Swiss Family Robinson

Or, Adventures in a Desert Island. Including the Sequel...

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Families

Page: 488

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Adventure stories

The Swiss Family Robinson

Or, The Adventures of a Shipwrecked Family on an Uninhabited Island Near New Guinea

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

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Voyages, Imaginary

Conclusion of the Swiss Family Robinson

Or, Adventures of a Father, Mother, and Four Sons, in a Desert Island. The Second Part

Author: Isabelle de Montolieu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Voyages, Imaginary

Page: 327

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The Swiss Family Robinson; Or, Adventures on a Desert Island

Author: Wyss Johann Rudolf

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

ISBN: 9781318951499

Category:

Page: 398

View: 8837

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
History

CONCLUDING VOLUME OF THE SWISS

Author: Johann David 1743-1818 Wyss

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781361161920

Category: History

Page: 324

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The Swiss Family Robinson

Adventures on a Desert Island

Author: Jean Rudolph Wyss

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539717225

Category:

Page: 186

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The Swiss Family Robinson OR Adventures on a Desert Island Jean Rudolph Wyss The novel opens with the family in the hold of a sailing ship, weathering a great storm. The ships' passengers evacuate without them, and William and Elizabeth Robinson and their four children (Fritz, Ernest, Jack and Francis) are left to survive alone. As the ship tosses about, the father - William - prays that God will spare them. The ship survives the night and the family finds themselves within sight of a tropical desert island. The next morning, they decide to get to the island they can see beyond the reef. With much effort, they construct a vessel out of tubs. After they fill the tubs with food and ammunition and all other articles of value they can safely carry, they row toward the island. Two dogs from the ship named Turk and Flora swim beside them. The ship's cargo of livestock (including chickens, domestic ducks, domestic geese, and domestic pigeons), guns & powder, carpentry tools, books, a disassembled pinnace, and provisions have survived.
Juvenile Fiction

The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: Johnna Wyss

Publisher: ENRICH CULTURE GROUP LIMITED

ISBN: 9887739464

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel by Swiss author Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812. It is about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia. Upon reaching the desert island, the family set up a camp and later a tree house. They have to learn how to survive on the island. The adventures are presented as a series of lessons in natural history and the physical sciences. The novel was intended to teach children about family values, good husbandry, the uses of the natural world, and self-reliance.
Comics & Graphic Novels

The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: Johann David Wyss,Richard Blandford,Amit Tayal

Publisher: Steerforth Press

ISBN: 9789380028477

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 84

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Retells in graphic novel format the story of a family shipwrecked on a tropical island as they struggle to survive until they can be rescued.
Fiction

Concluding Volume of the Swiss Family Robinson, Vol. 2 of 2

Or, Adventures of a Father, Mother and Four Sons, in a Desert Island; Being the Second Part of the Same Work Published by Munroe Francis (Classic Reprint)

Author: Johann David Wyss

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781331831570

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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Excerpt from Concluding Volume of the Swiss Family Robinson, Vol. 2 of 2: Or, Adventures of a Father, Mother and Four Sons, in a Desert Island; Being the Second Part of the Same Work Published by Munroe Francis I Left the reader at the moment in which I had placed the first part of my journal in the hands of Lieutenant Bell to deliver to Captain Johnson, of the English vessel the Adventurer, expecting him to return the next day with Lieutenant Bell. We separated in this hope, and I thought it necessary to inform my family of this expected visit, which might decide their future lot. My wife and elder sons might wish to seize this only occasion that might occur to revisit their native country - to quit their beloved island, which would doubtless cost them much sorrow at the last moment, but was necessary to their future comfort. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Juvenile Fiction

Stranded

Author: Jeff Probst,Christopher Tebbetts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101595469

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 7851

A New York Times Bestseller! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst, with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author, Chris Tebbetts, comes a brand new family adventure series! A family vacation becomes a game of survival! It was supposed to be a vacation--and a chance to get to know each other better. But when a massive storm sets in without warning, four kids are shipwrecked alone on a rocky jungle island in the middle of the South Pacific. No adults. No instructions. Nobody to rely on but themselves. Can they make it home alive? A week ago, the biggest challenge Vanessa, Buzz, Carter, and Jane had was learning to live as a new blended family. Now the four siblings must find a way to work as a team if they're going to make it off the island. They're all in this adventure together--but first they've got to learn to survive one another. Books in the original Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series Forbidden Passage (Book 4) Sabotage (Book 5) Desperate Measures (Book 6) From the Trade Paperback edition.
Oceania

Willis the Pilot

A Sequel to The Swiss Family Robinson; Or, Adventures of an Emigrant Family Wrecked on an Unknown Coast of the Pacific Ocean

Author: Adrien Paul,Johann David Wyss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oceania

Page: 350

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