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Robinson Crusoe

(The Giant Golden Robinson Crusoe)

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Author(s):Daniel Defoe
Anne Terry White
Illustrator(s):Feodor Rojankovsky
Publisher(s): Golden Press
Year Published: 1960
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
American
British
Fiction - novel
Robinsonnade
Sea Stories
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 96
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 954277487

Description

First published is 1719, this account of ‘eight and twenty years, all alone on an uninhabited island on the coast of America’ was based on the experiences of Alexander Selkirk, who was marooned on an island in the Pacific Ocean. Most recent editions have been abridged and some have had the religious themes suppressed. It gave birth the the genre of Robinsonade. This is a very abbreviated version, but boasts many illustrations.

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Other Sequels

1920
(Cosmopolitan Book Corporation)
1921
(Harper & Brothers)
1946
(Grosset & Dunlap)
1968
(The Nonesuch Press)
2011
(CRW Publications)

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