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The Swiss Family Robinson

Building a life on a deserted island is quite an adventure!

Abandoned by crew and passengers, then shipwrecked in the East Indies on their way to Australia, the Swiss Family Robinson gathers their resources and builds a life over a period of ten years living on a deserted island. Included in the Robinsonade genre—which is built on the novel Robinson Crusoe—this story imparts high morals and practical self-reliance skills through adventures that are sure to thrill all ages. Bound in a beautiful cloth cover with full-color illustrations inside and foil stamping on the front, this exciting volume in our Illustrated Classics series will be a welcome addition to any home library.
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Hans Christian Andersen

One of the most prolific and beloved writers of all time, Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen is best known for his fairy tales. Born in Odense, Denmark, in 1805, Andersen published his first story at 17. In all, he wrote more than 150 stories before his death in 1875.

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L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 - May 6, 1919) was a US author, poet, playwright, actor, and independent filmmaker best known today as the creator - along with illustrator WW Denslow - of one of the most popular books in U.S. children's literature: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a plethora of other works, including 55 novels, 82 short stories, and over 200 poems.

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Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and a photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky," all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.

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Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe (1660–1731) was an English writer, trader, and journalist, who wrote more than 300 works on a variety of topics that included politics, religion, psychology, crime, and more.

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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame (1859 - 1932) was a British author. His most famous work was The Wind and the Willows.

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm collected and published Germanic and European folk and fairy tales during the early to mid 19th century. Some of the world’s most classic and beloved stories have been published by them, including “Rumplestiltskin,” “Snow White,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Rapunzel,” “Cinderella,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and many more.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is a well-respected Scottish writer. With a propensity towards imaginative thought and rebellious philosophies, Stevenson traveled throughout the world during his life, using his experiences in much of his writing. His two best-known stories, Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are classics of Western literature

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Johann Davide Wyss

Johann David Wyss (1743–1818) was a Swiss pastor and author, best known for his 1812 novel, The Swiss Family Robinson.

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