Swiss Family Robinson

Swiss Family Robinson

family shipwrecked on a deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]

Swiss Family Robinson

shipwrecked family carves hospitable life from wilderness. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
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I am playing at 'Robinson Crusoe,' not 'The Swiss Family Robinson.
He prevailed on the groom to cut notches for him in the bark of the elm so that he could climb into the lower branches; and there he would sit watching the school door, and speculating on the possibility of turning the elm into a dwelling-place for himself and friends, after the manner of the Swiss Family Robinson.
He built up a full-blown jungle house, similar to a Swiss Family Robinson situation.
Or the films Swiss Family Robinson, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Three Musketeers and Mutiny on the Bounty - the black and white films, not the more recent technicolour versions.
This is Swiss family Robinson on a 5-star resort scale.
Here were Ieuan's favourites: Quentin Durward, Treasure Island, Swiss Family Robinson, Gulliver's Travels, Tales from the Mabinogion, Westward Ho
For a lot of us I am sure favourite books of childhood included titles such as Pippi Longstocking, Heidi, Swiss Family Robinson, The Moomins, Mrs Pepperpot and the Fairy Tales of Brothers Grimm or Andersen or Perrault, without giving any thought to the fact that they were only available to us to read as translations.
It is a committee with 26 members and includes almost everyone in Bahrain except for the Swiss Family Robinson, Ali Baba and his 40 thieves, and old Uncle Tom Cobbly.
Set among the rolling hills of central southern England, the park's wooden lodges had a real Swiss Family Robinson feel to them.
I could read when I was four and I can remember all my childhood favourites - Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Swiss Family Robinson.
On the other hand, the retellings and references to Robinson Crusoe are innumerable: Johann David Wyss's The Swiss Family Robinson (1812), William Golding's The Lord of the Flies (1954), Michel Tournier's Vendredi, ou Les Limbes de Pacifique (1967), and J.

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