Table of Contents for Swiss Family Robinson


A Shipwreck, and Preparations for Deliverance
1(9)
A Landing, and Consequent Occupations
10(9)
Voyage of Discovery
19(8)
Return from the Voyage of Discovery---A Nocturnal Alarm
27(5)
Return to the Wreck
32(8)
A Troop of Animals in Cork Jackets
40(6)
Second Journey of Discovery Performed by the Mother of the Family
46(5)
Construction of a Bridge
51(6)
Change of Abode
57(6)
Construction of a Ladder
63(5)
The Settling in the Giant Tree
68(4)
The Sabbath and the Parable
72(7)
Conversation, and a Walk
79(4)
Continuation of Preceding Chapter---Discoveries
83(4)
Hopes of a Sledge---Some Short Lessons in Useful Things
87(3)
Bathing, Fishing, and a Kangaroo
90(4)
More Stores from the Wreck
94(3)
The Tortoise Harnessed
97(4)
Another Trip to the Wreck---Baking
101(4)
The Cracker and the Pinnace
105(7)
Gymnastic Exercises---Various Discoveries---Singular Animals, etc.
112(8)
Excursion into Unknown Tracts
120(5)
Useful Occupations and Labors---Embellishments---A Painful but Natural Sentiment
125(5)
A New Domain---The Troop of Buffaloes---The Vanquished Hero
130(7)
The Malabar Eagle---Sago Manufactory---Bees
137(7)
Treatment of Bees---Staircase---Training of Various Animals---Manufactures, etc.
144(6)
The Wild Ass---Difficulty in Breaking It---The Heath Fowl's Nest
150(6)
Flax, and the Rainy Season
156(6)
Spring---Spinning---Salt Mine
162(5)
House in the Salt Rock---Turtles
167(3)
New Fishery---New Experiments---New Discoveries, and House
170(7)
Completion of Two Farmhouses---A Lake---A Boat
177(7)
Anniversary of Our Deliverance---Motives for Thankfulness
184(5)
Gourd Plantation---Monkey Root or Ginseng---Bird Snares
189(5)
The Dove-cot and its Management
194(6)
Jack's Adventure and Narrow Escape---A Fountain
200(3)
The Approach of Winter and Wet Season---Invention of a New Light---Literary Acquisitions
203(4)
Close of the Rainy Season---A Whale---Coral
207(2)
The Whale, Its Dissection---Uses of the Different Parts of the Whale
209(3)
The Boat-Propeller or Rowing Machine---A Turtle Drive
212(5)
Weaving Machine---Basket Making---The Alarm---A Dangerous Visitor---The Ass Falls a Victim
217(7)
Discovery of a Crystal Grotto---Further Exploration
224(7)
The Pig Hunt---The Supply---The Otaheitan Roast---Ham Smoking
231(4)
Excursion into the Savanna---Two Horsemen---The Ostrich Hunt---The Nest---The Land Turtles
235(6)
Bears! Bears!---Narrow Escape---The Combat---Discovery of Porcelain Earth
241(3)
Preparation of the Bears' Flesh---Cups Out of Ostrich Eggs---Angora Rabbits and Antelopes
244(5)
Ostriches Again---A Hunt and a Capture---Acquisition of Treasure---Euphorbia---Vanilla
249(5)
Progress in Ostrich Discipline---Efficacy of Tobacco Smoke---Hydromel---The New Hat---Pottery
254(6)
Return of the Rainy Season---A New Want---The Cajack
260(5)
Return of the Boys---Their Adventures---Harvesting---Partridges and Quails
265(5)
Trial of the Cajack---The Alarm---Adventure with Sea-Cows---The Drawbridge
270(5)
Taming of Antelopes---Sugar Press---Combat with a Hyena---A Flying Courier---The Wild Horse and the Elephant
275(9)
The Redoubt---Valuable Discoveries---The Cacao Tree---The Banana---Crocodiles and Alligators---Tea Plant---Artillery and Fortification of Shark Island
284(5)
A General Review of the Colony after Ten Years of Establishment
289(6)
Excursion of Fritz---Startling Communication---Discovery of Pearls---Intelligence of a Fellow Creature---Fritz's Return, and Account of his Wonderful Discoveries
295(7)
Edible Birds' Nests---Pearl-Fishery---Poor Jack is ``Killed''---Discovery of Truffles
302(4)
Cotton Nuts---Terrific Encounter with Lion and Lioness---A Savage---Parley, and Recognition of a Friend
306(6)
Adventures of Fritz---Sir Edward Montrose---Our Adopted Sister---Attack of Wolves---Preparations for Return
312(6)
The Limekiln---Fritz's Story
318(5)
Emily's Own Story---Return to Felsenheim with Military Honors---The Winter Season Once More
323(5)
Conclusion
328(9)
Questions, Questions, Questions by Arthur Pober, Ed.D. 337(4)
About the Author 341(1)
About the Illustrator 341