TheSwiss Family Robinson Author:Johann Wyss Since it was first written in 1813, this classic story of a shipwreked family, composed originally by a Swiss Army Chaplain and his sons, has enthralled generations of boys and girls. For the Robinsons' island is that magical one about which we add dream. The story captures us aand we cannot escape. — The wreck itself supplied the Robinsond wit... more »h everything they needed until they could explore their amazing island and build their remarkable tree house. Then began the adventure of learning to subsist on the natural endowments of the island-to live in comfort by their own ingenuity.
So attached did the Robinsons become to their island that when a ship finally arrived and offered to take them home, they refused to leave. Their beloved island has become their home.« less