Publisher description for Robinson Crusoe / retold from Daniel Defoe original ; abridged by Deanna McFadden ; illustrated by Jamel Akib ; afterword by Arthur Pober.


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A shipwreck. A sole survivor, stranded on a deserted island. What could be more appealing to children than Robinson Crusoe’s amazing adventure? Set in the 17th century, and unfolding over a 30-year period, it offers plenty of suspense and everyday detail about how Crusoe manages to stay alive. Additionally, it paints a fascinating portrait of the age—including references to slavery and Europe’s view of the “New World.”



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Shipwrecks -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Islands -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.