Bad Island

Author: Doug TenNapel
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545389461
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When Reese is forced to go on a boating trip with his family, the last thing he expects is to be shipwrecked on an island-especially one teeming with weird plants and animals. But what starts out as simply a bad vacation turns into a terrible one, as the castaways must find a way to escape while dodging the island's dangerous inhabitants. With few resources and a mysterious entity on the hunt, each secret unlocked could save them . . . or spell their doom. One thing Reese knows for sure: This is one Bad Island.

Bad Island

Author: Stanley Donwood
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241381266
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From cult graphic designer and long-time Radiohead collaborator Stanley Donwood comes a starkly beautiful graphic novel about the end of the world. A wild seascape, a distant island, a full moon. Gradually the island grows nearer until we land on a primeval wilderness, rich in vegetation and huge, strange beasts. Time passes and man appears, with clubs, with spears, with crueller weapons still - and things do not go well for the wilderness. Civilisation rises as towers of stone and metal and smoke, choking the undergrowth and the creatures that once moved through it. This is not a happy story and it will not have a happy ending. Working in his distinctive, monochromatic linocut style, Stanley Donwood carves out a mesmerising, stark parable on environmentalism and the history of humankind. Praise for Stanley Donwood: 'I've read lots of his stuff and it's always good and I am in no way biased' Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead

The Bad Island

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ISBN: 9780671665180
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When flowers began to bloom on the miserable island the ugly beasts had always had to themselves, the beasts became so enraged they killed one another.

Rotten Island

Author: William Steig
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
ISBN: 9780879235260
Size: 74.95 MB
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Rotten Island has always been a paradise for nasty creatures, until one awful day a beautiful flower begins to grow, threatening to spoil the island forever.

Chickens In The Dumpster

Author: Jayne Gesner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496908112
Size: 43.45 MB
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This is a true story of the year I spent living in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands which was my idea of living in paradise. It’s a very personal journal which will entertain and enlighten you. It was for me fulfilling a dream I’d had all my life. Who doesn’t want to run away to live on an exotic tropical island? Before embarking on the adventure I did extensive research. It would take months of difficult choices and calculated planning to make the move. It was a huge sacrifice selling everything we owned and leaving our comfortable lifestyle. Budget would still have to be a huge factor in all our decisions. Finding jobs would be a necessity. My perception of what the idealistic life would be like and the reality were light-years apart. While often fascinating I encountered a world so foreign and hostile every day living becomes a chore. My life becomes a series of learning experiences and often comical events. I seem to encounter obstacles at every turn. I befriend a few quirky characters who live there and end up getting some lessons in life. I discover Mother Nature is something to contend with and respect. I explore magnificent underwater worlds and I’m constantly surrounded by breathtaking beauty. The other side is contending with flooding, swarms of bugs and finally surviving two major hurricanes. The island can be something that’s wonderful and engulfs you but it can also reject you and spit you out. My story describes my joys and some overwhelming pain. Month by month my eyes are opened to a whole new world you can never comprehend as a tourist. The islands traditions and idiosyncrasies make each day an adventure. Each page contains humor and amazing if not shocking tales. I share my excitement, many disappointments, and some heartwarming moments. Don’t believe the romanticized idea of the islands. If you’ve ever considered packing up and living the island life this will open your eyes to the myth of paradise.

Malaysian Islands The Good The Bad And The Finest

Author: Peter Kua
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411685105
Size: 66.86 MB
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Forget those cookie-cutter travel leaflets read this book instead From spotting lumbering greenback turtles in the postcard-perfect Perhentians, to being scared stiff by a Japanese goddess in seductive Lang Tengah, to getting acquainted with a cheeky kitten-raping monkey in mythical Langkawi, to finding Nemo and his dad in dazzling Selingan exotic Malaysian islands present an assortment of mind-blowing experience for the diver, snorkeler, sunbather and beachcomber -- from the good, to the bad and to the finest. Knee-slapping, heart-warming and occasionally hair-raising (think lunatic bus drivers, ghosts and snakes), this collection of 30 absolutely dripping-with-local-color tales, as narrated by adventurers who have been there and seen it all, is bound to pack a wallop to the reader's imagination.

Bad Men

Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451668805
Size: 51.90 MB
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Years after the massacre that wiped out a colony of settlers on the small Maine island of Sanctuary, rookie officer Sharon Macy and policeman Joe Dupree team up to protect the island's residents from a band of vengeful killers.

The Island Of Bad Spines

Author: Mark Signore
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780578539119
Size: 67.26 MB
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One doctor's journey from off-purpose survival to on-purpose success; delivered with a metaphysical dose of redpilled reality.