When Robinson Crusoe finds himself marooned on an island following a shipwreck, he is determined to survive. Accompanied by the ship's dog, he finds supplies among the wreckage, builds a camp, learns to hunt and explores the uninhabited island. When a group of cannibals arrive on the beach with their prisoners, Robinson Crusoe saves a young man: Friday. Friday becomes his trusted companion and loyal friend, and together they battle cannibals, rescue Friday's father and hatch a plan to save a Spanish ship from mutineers. Embark on an adventure with Robinson Crusoe as he fights for survival and get caught up in the thrill of this well-loved classic. Carefully retold in clear contemporary language, and presented with delightful illustrations, these favourite classic stories will capture the heart and imagination of young readers. By retelling the story in a shorter, simpler form, children will find these books highly engaging, and the colour illustrations help with both comprehension and interest level.
SAVIOUR PIROTTA is the award-winning author of over one hundred fiction and nonfiction books for children. His works have been translated into 28 languages. Originally from Malta, he now lives in England.