The Island of  Mad Scientists

The Island of Mad Scientists

Being An Excursion to the Wilds of Scotland, Involving Many Marvels of Experimental Invention, Pirates, A Heroic Cat, A Mechanical Man and A Monkey

Book - 2008
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Aviatrix Emmaline Cayley, test pilot Rubberbones and the rest of their wacky household face a new adventure in the wilds of Scotland in this third installment in the Mad Misadventures series. On the run, the friends decide to rendezvous on the Scottish island of Urgghh, a place devoted to scientific experimentation where they believe they will find refuge. Unfortunately, not only are the scientists mad - the island is anything but safe. A villain known as the Collector, who devotes his time to kidnapping inventors, lives next-door.

Journey with our friends to the Island of Mad Scientists, where Emmaline and Rubberbones catapult into the middle of the Collector's devious schemes. Drunken pirates, a kilt-wearing mechanical man and Queen Victoria come to their aid! Squabbling scientists, a bungling ex-jewel thief and other nefarious fellows hinder them!

Univ of Toronto Pr
Aviatrix Emmaline Cayley, test pilot Rubberbones and the rest of their wacky household face a new adventure in the wilds of Scotland in this third installment in the Mad Misadventures series. On the run, the friends decide to rendezvous on the Scottish island of Urgghh, a place devoted to scientific experimentation where they believe they will find refuge. Unfortunately, not only are the scientists mad ? the island is anything but safe. A villain known as the Collector, who devotes his time to kidnapping inventors, lives next-door. Journey with our friends to the Island of Mad Scientists, where Emmaline and Rubberbones catapult into the middle of the Collector's devious schemes. Drunken pirates, a kilt-wearing mechanical man and Queen Victoria come to their aid! Squabbling scientists, a bungling ex-jewel thief and other nefarious fellows hinder them!
In this third installment in the Mad Misadventures series, journey with to the Island of Mad Scientists, where budding avaitrix Emmaline and her test pilot Rubberbones catapult (literally) into the middle of a devious plot to sabotage the world's scientific research.

Baker & Taylor
Refusing to put Princess Purnah back in the foul St. Grimelda's school, Emmaline, Rubberbones, and the entire household become fugitives and decide to rendezvous on the Scottish island of Urgghh, a place devoted to scientific experimentation, which is anything but safe! Simultaneous.

Publisher: Toronto, ON ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2008
ISBN: 9781554532377
155453237X
9781554532360
1554532361
Characteristics: 262 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Slavin, Bill

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Jul 11, 2012

Not really the kind of book I'd normally pick up, but it turned out to be very good. The style was like a mix of the Edge Chronicles and the Kneebone Boy.

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taupe_wombat_11 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14

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"Glekk! Porokk!"
-Princess Purnah

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