"Poor Robin Crusoe! Where are you? Where have you been? How come you here?" In Daniel Defoe's 17th century masterpiece of English literature, hero Robinson Crusoe relates his story of shipwreck, perseverance hope and redemption. Full of adventure, suspense and daring heroics, this celebration of Robinson Crusoe, updated for the modern young reader, retains all of the classic elements of Defoe's original tale of courage, insight and the power of endurance.