Swiss Family Robinson Author:Johann David Wyss Sole survivors of a shipwreck, the Robinson family-father, mother and four sons-must use all their resourcefulness and ingenuity when they are cast away on a deserted island. — How they make use of varied talents to produce everything needed for a wonderful life on the island is told in fascinating detail. Between them, they learn to make their ... more »own bread and butter, china, so ap, carpets and boats, tame wild animals to work for them, discover salt, sugar, cotton, flax and honey, and even make rubber boots and a flour mill.
Every day is a new adventure and a new discovery for the Robinson family. At the end of ten years, they are living in comfort and contentment in the beautiful home they have built on the island when a chance of escape is offered, and they must choose between their island paradise and the outside world.« less