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The Elastic Island Adventures series is a fantasy action-adventure set in the South Pacific where Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations! Created by Kiwi author Karen McMillan.

In Jewel Lagoon, the children land on Trinity Island and quickly find themselves in trouble. But even with help from the colourful creatures they meet – Pangali the Platypus, Olaf the Giant, and Big Wig and Wee Wig Knockulous – will they be able to return home safely?

In Port Mugaloo, the children are determined to have a relaxed and safe time. But Ethan falls into a pond and becomes invisible – and the only one who can help them is King Shiny. But King Shiny has gone missing looking for the long-lost royal treasure, so they enlist the help of Mrs Quokka. Have the children made a mistake in trusting Mrs Quokka? They soon learn that quokkas might be famous for their ‘quokka logic’ but mostly it doesn’t make any sense!

In Rainbow Cove, they discover creatures called frivals who are responsible for maintaining the colours of the island. But the frivals have gone on strike after the local people didn’t like them changing all the colours around – and now the island is slowly fading to grey. Because of this the chameleons are in danger of dying, so the children set out to find the frivals missing leader in the hope of saving them.

In Alphabet Resort, the children are excited to be going to the wedding of King Shiny and Princess Topaz. Love is in the air, especially when they encounter Wombo the Wombat, a bachelor looking for love. But then Princess Topaz is kidnapped, and everyone begins a frantic hunt to find her. Will they find her in time for the wedding, and will Wombo the Wombat succeed in finding love?

In Kingdom of Blong, they discover that Blong the Cat is the island’s missing king. Blong is greeted with a great deal of fanfare, but it looks like fame might be the ruin of him. And why do the bilbies, led by Baxter the Bilby, decide it is a good idea to live on a dangerous island ruled by cats? Will they end up on the dinner menu, or will they survive?

In Flip Flop Bay, Bob the Blue-Footed Booby is running a flying school, which sounds fun until the children discovered that this means dressing in weird costumes and launching themselves off the end of the wharf. It’s the latest in a series of doomed ventures from Bob the Blue-Footed Booby, who is trying to save their small fishing village from closure. Can the children come up with an idea that will save the island and its kooky inhabitants? And what about the complication of The Dastardly Captain Crook?

In Rarotonga, the children want to relax in the sun, but Mighty Moko, the resident grumpy gecko who lives in their room, is determined to get rid of them, no matter what! And then all the black pearls on the island are stolen in a brazen heist! The thief leaves clues scattered around the island which the children are determined to solve. But even with the help of the wise Mana Tiaki, will they be successful?

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Jewel Lagoon - Elastic Island Adventures #1

Four children, Kiri, Jed, and the twins Emma and Ethan, discover an 'elastic' Island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations.

Landing at Jewel lagoon on Trinity Island, the children quickly find themselves in trouble!

But even with help from the colourful creatures they meet - Pangali the Platypus, Olaf the Giant, and Big Wig and Wee Wig Knockulous - will they be able to return home safely?

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

4 in stock (can be backordered)

Port Mugaloo - Elastic Island Adventures #2

Four children, Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations.

Their last destination spelt trouble, so this time the children are determined to have a relaxed and safe time when they visit Port Mugaloo on MugaMuga Island.

But Ethan falls into a pond and becomes invisible – and the only one who can help them is King Shiny. But King Shiny has gone missing looking for the long-lost royal treasure, so they enlist the help of Mrs Quokka and travel across the desert on a seven-humped camel into very dangerous territory to find him.

Have the children made a mistake in trusting Mrs Quokka? They soon learn that quokkas might be famous for their ‘quokka logic’ but mostly it doesn’t make any sense!

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

4 in stock

Rainbow Cove - Elastic Island Adventures #3

Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations.

When they visit Rainbow Cove, they discover creatures called frivals who are responsible for maintaining the colours of the island.

But the frivals have gone on strike after the local people didn’t like them changing all the colours around – and now the island is slowly fading to grey. Because of this the chameleons are in danger of dying,  so the children set out to find the frivals missing leader in the hope of saving them.

But will they succeed before it is too late?

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

4 in stock (can be backordered)

Alphabet Resort - Elastic Island Adventures #4

Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations.

The children are excited to be going to the wedding of King Shiny and Princess Topaz. Love is in the air, especially when they encounter Wombo the Wombat, a bachelor looking for love, who they decide to help. But then Princess Topaz is kidnapped, and everyone begins a frantic hunt to find her.

Will they find her in time for the wedding, and will Wombo the Wombat succeed in finding love?

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

4 in stock (can be backordered)

Kingdom of Blong - Elastic Island Adventures #5

Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations.

When they arrive at the Kingdom of Blong, they discover that Blong the Cat is the island’s missing king. Blong is greeted with a great deal of fanfare, but it looks like fame might be the ruin of him.

Will Blong’s relationship with Emma continue? And why do the bilbies, led by Baxter the Bilby, decide it is a good idea to live on a dangerous island ruled by cats? Will they end up on the dinner menu, or will they survive?

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

6 in stock (can be backordered)

Flip Flop Bay - Elastic Island Adventures #6

A fantasy action-adventure set in the South Pacific. Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations.

Bob the Blue-Footed Booby is running a flying school, which sounded like fun until the children discovered that this means dressing in weird costumes and launching themselves off the end of the wharf.

It’s the latest silly idea in a series of doomed ventures from Bob the Blue-Footed Booby, who is trying to save their small fishing village from closure.

Can the children come up with an idea that will save the island and its kooky inhabitants? And what about the complication of The Dastardly Captain Crook?

Written by Karen McMillan and illustrated by Dmitry Chizhov

$18.00 incl. GST each

5 in stock (can be backordered)

Rarotonga - Elastic Island Adventures

Kiri, Jed and twins Emma and Ethan frequently journey on ‘elastic island’, a unique way to travel that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical destinations. This time, they travel with Blong the Cat and Heathcliff the Dog to beautiful Rarotonga.

They are expecting to relax in the sun, but it’s not long until they run into problems. Firstly, Mighty Moko, the resident grumpy gecko who lives in their room, is determined to get rid of them, no matter what! But his annoying antics are quickly surpassed when all the black pearls on the island are stolen in a brazen heist, the thief leaving clues scattered around the island. The children are determined to solve the clues, but even with the help of the wise Mana Tiaki, will they be successful?

Will the people of Rarotonga ever see their precious black pearls again?

Written by Karen McMillan and cover art illustration by Rarotongan artists Pania and Ivon Lee

$19.79 incl. GST each

5 in stock (can be backordered)

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Praise for the Elastic Island Adventures series

bobsbooksnz ~ ‘This series is a lot of fun, easy to read and brings up problems that we humans have in our own society. Reluctant readers will have no problem with these stories.’

NZ Booklovers ~ ‘As a grandparent I heartily recommend this book aimed at 7–12-year-olds. And the adventurous four who are courageous enough to stand up for the weak are great role models.’

Additional information

Jewel Lagoon - Elastic Island Adventures #1

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2018

ISBN

9780473427542

Page count

208

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Port Mugaloo - Elastic Island Adventures #2

Format

Paperback edition

ISBN

9780473438227

Page count

208

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Rainbow Cove - Elastic Island Adventures #3

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2019

ISBN

9780473466596

Page count

192

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Alphabet Resort - Elastic Island Adventures #4

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2020

ISBN

9780473503543

Page count

206

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Kingdom of Blong - Elastic Island Adventures #5

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2021

ISBN

9780473561833

Page count

168

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Flip Flop Bay - Elastic Island Adventures #6

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2020

ISBN

9780473616151

Page count

184

Published by

Duckling Publishing

Rarotonga - Elastic Island Adventures

Format

Paperback edition

First published

2023

ISBN

9781991170194

Page count

192

Published by

Duckling Publishing

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