Bad Island (Paperback) by Doug TennapelBad Island (Paperback) by Doug Tennapel

Bad Island (Paperback)

byDoug Tennapel

Paperback | August 1, 2011

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When a family takes a boating trip, the last thing they expect is to be shipwrecked on an island-especially an island with weird, otherworldly plants and animals. Now, what started out as a bad vacation turns into a terrible one as Lyle, Karen, and their two kids, Janie and Reese, must find a way off the island while they dodge its strange and dangerous inhabitants. Is the island alive? Is it from another world? In this rousing, Swiss-Family-Robinson tale with a twist, the answers to these questions could save them... or spell their doom.
DOUG TENNAPEL was raised in the town of Denair, California. In 1994, he created Earthworm Jim, a character who would go on to star in video games, toy lines, and cartoon series. Doug is an Eisner and award-winning artist, and his most recent graphic novels, Iron West (2007) and Monter Zoo (2009), were cited by ALA as Great Graphic Nove...
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Title:Bad Island (Paperback)Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.02 × 6 × 0.52 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545314801

ISBN - 13:9780545314800

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Customer Reviews of Bad Island (Paperback)


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not a hit at home Younger readers in my family did not enjoy, felt the ending was too rushed and were not fans of the art style
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from yes! Yes! YES! I love this book i defently would recomend it
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVED this graphic novel! Doug TenNapel does an amazing job tying the concurrent story lines of an alien planet in civil war with a family going on a sailing trip vacation. The art work is spectacular, the creatures are amazing and the story very entertaining.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome This book is so good I had to read it at least 7 times or more.
Date published: 2014-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great When I started reading this book I couldn't stop! After I finished reading it, I read it again because it was so good!
Date published: 2014-04-13

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Ghostopolis:

"TenNapel's colorful illustrations are filled with energy and life." -School Library Journal, starred review

"TenNapel is a terrific cartoonist and in fine form here." -Booklist

"TenNapel is an accomplished creator of graphic novels for kids, and this is sure to appeal to all those who love his most famous character, Earthworm Jim." -Publishers Weekly