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Overview
  • The most endearing among the classical adventure stories, The Swiss Family Robinson spawns many versions of audiobooks, movies, TV series, animation, and even a treehouse at Disneyland. Family, hardwork, curiosity, organization, human resourcefulness in the face of nature's scarcity and abundance are at the heart of its appeal.

  • About The Swiss Family Robinson:

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  Dishes  - Audiobooks and Text
  • Dish 2 : Audiobook at LibriVox - The Swiss Family Robinson (Version 2) Johann David WYSS (1743 - 1818) and Johann Rudolf WYSS (1782 - 1830) | LibriVox.org

  • Feel free to download the MP3 files to play on your iPad, phone, tablets, or USB drives. LibriVox recordings are in the public domain.

    • Running Time:12:47:24
    • Catalog date:2009-08-08
    • Read by:Kara Shallenberg

    First published in 1812, The Swiss Family Robinson may sometimes seem old-fashioned to modern readers, especially the family’s attitude toward wildlife (if it moves, shoot it). However, it’s a truly exciting adventure and a timeless story of warm and loving family life.

    As the narrator says: “It was written... for the instruction and amusement of my children... Children are, on the whole, very much alike everywhere, and you four lads fairly represent multitudes... It will make me happy to think that my simple narrative may lead some of these to observe how blessed are the results of patient continuance in well-doing, what benefits arise from the thoughtful application of knowledge and science, and how good and pleasant a thing it is when brethren dwell together in unity, under the eye of parental love.”

  • Librivox
  • Dish 4 : Audiobook at LibriVox - Swiss Family Robinson in Words of ONE SYLLABLE, Lucy AIKIN (1781 - 1864) | LibriVox.org

  • A simplified and much shorter version, in simple English.

    Running Time:2:13:06
    Zip file size:63.9MB
    Catalog date:2012-08-06
    Read by:LibriVox Volunteers
    Chapters: 15

    All the excitement, danger, heartbreaks and triumphs of this well known story, but without the big words. Lucy Aikin, an accomplished writer and writing as Mary Godolphin, accomplishes this with apparent ease in this little book. The story of a plucky family ship wrecked on a desolate island, saving what they can from the ship, is well known. The entire family, under the leadership of an intrepid father and mother works together to not only survive in this island, but actually prosper. This work would seem an excellent one for non-English native readers to try their skill at. (Summary by Phil Chenevert )

  • Librivox
  Chops  - Theme Park, Images and Videos
  • Chop 1 : The Swiss Family Robinson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia.

    Written by Swiss pastor Johann David Wyss and edited by his son Johann Rudolf Wyss, the novel was intended to teach his four sons about family values, good husbandry, the uses of the natural world and self-reliance. Wyss' attitude toward education is in line with the teachings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and many of the episodes have to do with Christian-oriented moral lessons such as frugality, husbandry, acceptance, cooperation, etc.

  • Chop 8 : The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series 1998– ) | imdb.com

  • With Gareth Howells, Kieren Hutchison, Jeffrey Thomas, Dale Corlett. Richard Thomas stars in this amazing tale of a family looking for adventure only to find themselves marooned on a deserted island. Having no means of provision or shelter they struggled to survive against pirates, natives, wild animals and Mother Nature. A movie sure to thrill even youngest in the audience. A story about adventure, love, heartbreak, happiness and human drama, The Adventures Of ...
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