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Danny Dunn on a Desert Island
First hardback edition
Author Raymond Abrashkin
Jay Williams
Illustrator Ezra Jack Keats
Language English
Series Danny Dunn
Genre Science fiction
Published 1957
Pages 159
OCLC 6895481
Preceded by Danny Dunn and the Anti-Gravity Paint 
Followed by Danny Dunn and the Homework Machine 

Danny Dunn on a Desert Island is the second novel in the Danny Dunn series of juvenile science fiction/adventure books written by Raymond Abrashkin and Jay Williams. The book was first published in 1957 and originally illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.

Plot introduction

Danny, his friend Joe Pearson, Professor Bulfinch and Doctor Grimes are flying a small private jet over the Pacific Ocean. The plane is forced to crash land on an uncharted desert island. Armed only with the items in their pockets, the four must create a living environment and come up with a plan to be rescued.



  • (Paperback, 1957, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats)
  • (Hardback, 1957, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats)

MacDonald and Jane's

  • ISBN: 0-356-01384-7 (Hardback, 1968, illustrated by Anne Mieke)

Puffin Books

  • ISBN: 0-14-030877-6 (Paperback, 1976, illustrated by Anne Mieke)

Archway Books

  • (Paperback, 1979, #15 in their series)

Pocket Books

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