A fact-filled, colourful celebration of island wildlife, history, and culture, with volcanoes, rainforests, Komodo dragons, prison colonies and more!
Discover 100 of the planet’s most magical islandsÂ -Â their wildlife, trees, diversity, people, treasures, and more – in this beautifully illustrated book.
From islands that have been taken over by animals toÂ disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial islands, and even islands that were once prison colonies, Amazing IslandsÂ is a whirlwind tour ofÂ some of the smallest land masses in the world.Â
Discover the Galapagos islands, home of giant tortoises, penguins, boobies of all colours. Or visitÂ Jiangxin ParkÂ in China,Â a natural island with an awe-inspiring, giant bookshop. Islands can be home to giant cities, colonies of cats or crabs; they have been hideouts for pirates and have given rise to astonishing scientific discoveries.Â Amazing IslandsÂ celebrates island life in all its extraordinary diversity.