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The Swiss Family Robinson

Book Review: Ryan, grade 7

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss is one of many survival stories, ranging from Island of the Blue Dolphins to Hatchet and more. 683 more words

Summer Reading

Beth and Chrissi do Kid-Lit 2014 - AUGUST READ - The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

What’s it all about?:

One of the world’s best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinson portrays a family’s struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. 595 more words

Book Reviews

The Swiss Family Robinson

Title: The Swiss Family Robinson

Author: Johann Wyss

Rating: 4 (didn’t want it to end)

Description: After a nearly fatal storm, in which their ship is wrecked, the Swiss Family Robinson are stranded on a desert island, far from any human habitation. 141 more words

Children's Books

Day 29 - A book that everyone hated but you loved

This post is part of a month-long series of pre-dated posts running while I am on holiday. Feel free to comment, I’ll get back to you when I return! 857 more words


The Swiss Family Robinson: A favourite no more

The Swiss Family Robinson was one of my favourite books growing up. I received an abridged version of this book for my 10th birthday and it was love at first read. 774 more words


Hitting on Readers: The First Line

In some ways, going to a bookstore reminds me of going to a bar hoping to meet someone. You figure you’ll indulge in something you enjoy, and will hopefully meet somebody you’d like to get to know better. 1,043 more words


Roughing It: Swiss Family Robinson

Disneyland used to have a Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse. Stuck between the Jungle Cruise and the entrance to Pirates of the Caribbean, this was always my favorite part of the park. 710 more words