Johann Wyss

The Swiss Family Robinson



Discover adventure with “Swiss Family Robinson,” a Barnes & Noble Collectible Edition. This classic tale of a shipwrecked family’s survival and ingenuity is beautifully illustrated with color plates by T.H. Robinson. A hardcover treasure, it’s perfect for young readers and collectors, embodying resilience and imagination.

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Number of pages: 544

Published: 22 August 2015

SKU: 9781435162198 Categories: , , ,


Embark on a thrilling adventure with the “Swiss Family Robinson,” a timeless tale of survival and ingenuity, now available in a stunning Barnes & Noble Collectible Edition. This classic story, penned by Johann David Wyss, has captivated readers for generations with its vivid depiction of a family’s struggle and triumph in the face of adversity.

In this exquisite edition, readers are introduced to the Swiss Family Robinson—a resourceful family comprising a mother, a father, and their four young sons—who find themselves shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Far from civilization, they must rely on each other and their wits to build a new life amidst exotic surroundings. Their journey is not just about survival; it’s an uplifting saga of turning a daunting challenge into a remarkable opportunity.

The narrative, rich in detail and imagination, unfolds as the family harnesses the island’s abundant resources. Their ingenuity in adapting to this new world is at the heart of the story, providing valuable lessons in perseverance, hard work, and self-reliance. Each chapter brings new discoveries and solutions, from constructing a treehouse dwelling to taming the island’s wildlife, making the reader a part of their inventive life.

What sets this edition apart are the stunning color plates by T.H. Robinson, which bring the story’s vivid landscapes and adventures to life. These illustrations not only enhance the reader’s experience but also make this book a collector’s item and a perfect gift.

This Barnes & Noble Collectible Edition is bound in a beautiful hardcover, featuring elegant cover designs and high-quality paper. It’s an ideal addition to any home library, promising to enchant young readers and reignite the imagination of those who are young at heart.

“Swiss Family Robinson” is more than just a tale of adventure; it’s a celebration of family, creativity, and the human spirit’s ability to adapt and thrive. Let this collectible edition be your ticket to an unforgettable journey into the heart of resilience and wonder.

Additional information

Weight 870 g
Dimensions 21 × 16 cm