A terrible storm strands a Swiss pastor, with his wife and four sons, on a tropical island. Luckily, the Robinsons are optimistic and inventive, and with what they salvage from the wrecked ship, the island's abundant fruits, plants, and animals, they soon adapt—each day discovering new dangers, skills, and delights in their strange new life.
**This version is abridged from the 400 page plus original. If your child is a reader, go with the original. If not, this 160 page version is a good place to start**
Perfect rainy day activity: Pair reading the book with renting the movie! For more on the movie visit: http://disney.go.com/vault/archives/movies/swissfam/swissfam.html