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.
In addition to writing children’s books, Ann Halam writes adult science fiction and fantasy books under the name Gwyneth Jones. Halam was born in 1952 in Manchester, England. She was educated in European History of Ideas at the University of… More about Ann Halam