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The Swiss Family Robinson

By: Johann David Wyss
Narrated by: Jeff Harding
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William, Elizabeth, and their four sons - Fritz, Ernest, Jack, and Franz - are on a large ship when a terrible storm strikes. The ship's crew gets to safety on lifeboats, leaving behind the Swiss family. The family, now stranded on the partially destroyed ship, finds a small island. They pack up what materials are left on the boat, which includes guns and ammunition, livestock, some provisions, and even pieces of the ship. Now the Swiss family is faced with the ultimate scenario of survival as the father, William, leads his family in a new, primitive way of life that they may never escape from.

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I am only on chapter 5 but I love it so far! I love how much detail there is. The narrator is ok, but I think he struggles with the voices. Great book!

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  • 07-16-16

My son loved it

Would you listen to The Swiss Family Robinson again? Why?

My ten year old loved this book! I have to confess I haven't listened to it, but he says it was really really good. And it kept him mentally busy in a very long car trip, so this long audio is a great find.