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Dr. Franklin's Island

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Dr. Franklin's Island

By Ann Halam

Laurel Leaf Library, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440237815, 272pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2003

Semi, Miranda, and Arnie are part of a group of 50 British Young Conservationists on their way to a wildlife conservation station deep in the rain forests of Ecuador. After a terrifying mid-air disaster and subsequent crash, these three are the sole survivors, stranded together on a deserted tropical island. Or so they think. Semi, Miranda, and Arnie stumble into the hands of Dr. Franklin, a mad scientist who's been waiting for them, eager to use them as specimens for his experiments in genetic engineering.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author
In addition to writing children s books, Ann Halam writes adult science fiction and fantasy books under the name Gwyneth Jones. From the Hardcover edition."

Praise For Dr. Franklin's Island

“Halam delivers a nightmarish thriller of white-knuckle intensity.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred

“Halam creates a gripping, exciting, surprising, and disturbing novel.”—VOYA, Starred

“This exciting and well-developed book will appeal to fans of horror and adventure.”—School Library Journal