The Swiss Family Robinson (Leather Bound)
|Author:||Johann David Wyss|
|Series:||Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Children's Classics|
Shipwrecked on an unchartered island, the Swiss Family Robinson - mother, father and four young boys - make the most of their predicament, adapting to the island and turning the absence of civilization to their advantage. Through perseverance, hard work and self reliance, they become masters of their new environment. Their experience is colourful, creative and filled with exciting adventures. This illustrated edition, with full-colour plates by T. H. Robinson, features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilded edging and decorative endpapers.
A beautiful leatherbound edition of a children's classic. Illustrated with full-colour plates. For children aged 10 and up.
Johan David Wyss (1743 - 1818) was a Swiss author, best remembered for his classic book, The Swiss Family Robinson, which was said to have been inspired by Robinson Crusoe.