The Swiss Family Robinson

  • by Johann David Wyss
  • Narrated by James Conlan
  • 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays "the right stuff" and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use a familiarity with natural history and biology to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe, weave cloth, irrigate a garden, and turn an immense hollow tree into a lofty house with a spiral staircase. They domesticate buffaloes, wild asses, and monkeys, establish farms and plantations, and finally, have a terrifying encounter with natives from a nearby island.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-10-2011
  • Publisher: Cherry Hill Publishing