There are many different Characters in the book and movie of Swiss Family Robinson. One of them, is that the family members are different! In the book, there are four kids: Franz (also known as Francis), Jack, Ernest, and Fritz. While in the movie there are only four brothers: Franz, Ernest, and Fritz. There are also different dogs in both of the movies. Both the book and movie have two dogs. In the book, there are dogs named Turk and Juno, while in the movie, there are dogs named Turk and Duke. One other difference is that there are Pirates in the movie, while there are no pirates in the book. Both of the editions have one girl in each. In the book, there is a girl called Emily (otherwise known as Jenny). On the other hand, there is a girl called Roberta in the movie. These are some differences in the book and movie of Swiss Family Robinson.
There are also differences from the Inventions that the family have made in the book and movie. In the book, they make up all sorts of things, i.e., spoons and bowls from calabash trees, rowing machines (canoes that row for you), crushing machines, and all sorts of other inventions. While in the movie, they don't show them making any small invention in detail. They also make different houses. In the book, they make all sorts of houses: a winter house (a cave house), a tree house, a tent, a farm, a lot of gardens, and a lot of other things. While in the movie, they only make two big structures. A tree house with a lot of things in it, and a small tent. Those were some of the things that the family in the book and movie invented.
The also had a lot of adventures. In the book, they had hundreds of small adventures, travelling while hunting, finding new trees, and all sorts of other fun things. But that is not all they did on the island. They had to work a lot on the island. It took a long time to plan, make, and finish the structures. It also took them a lot of brain power and physical power to do that. In the movie, It is almost the same, only they did not do half as much adventures. For them to find girls, took a lot of time. In the book they found the girl, Emily (Jenny), by finding a altraboss flying with a message. Fritz saw this message, and it read, "Save an unfortunate Englishwoman from the smoking rock!" Therefore, Fritz saved the woman after a great lot of detail, and then returned with Emily. In the movie, Fritz and Ernest both go on a adventure to find any ships or living beings on the island. After walking in swamps, dealing with pirates, and all other things, they finally go and arrive home with a girl named Roberta.
There are many differences and similarities between the Swiss Family Robinson book and movie.