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Future Eden: A Brief History of Next Time (Future Eden #1)

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In a hilarious and scathing sci-fi adventure, it is the year 2287 and the human race is doomed until Jay and an all-powerful chicken named Ethel set off to save the world. They encounter goldfish-oracles, evil roosters, giant potatoes, blind piano tuners, Merlin, and magic spells in their heroic quest.
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (first published December 31st 1999)
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Martin
Apr 30, 2014 Martin rated it it was amazing
I first read this book a long time ago (I was roughly about 11). I saw the book at my local library and liked the cover, so I checked it out and began reading without knowing what it was about. This had to have been my first book that I found genuinely funny, at that age my interests in literature wise was mostly Goosebumps and Horrible History books, so this was pleasant change and surprise for me.

I was hooked on the book from the first day I started to read it, I found the plot very interestin
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Jun 26, 2008 Eli rated it it was amazing
I recently finished this book. It takes place in the future, when Earth's population is dwindling and the main character is the one to save the planet (guided by the alien that created Earth.) It's hard to sum it up just like that, but it's a great combination of imaginative thinking, sci-fi, and young adult.
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Feb 10, 2015 Rachel Sanders rated it it was amazing
Great book! I really enjoyed this because It was super quirky, totally unexpected and just something completely different. It has roots in the science fiction and dystopian genres aswell as some fantasy :)

Would recommend to anyone who is willing to give something a little different a go :)
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Mar 29, 2007 Kelly rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Someone whom needs a laugh
Loved this book, could not stop reading and had me waiting for the next book. a cult classic that should be made in to a movie, just as good as "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy".
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I think this is the first book that made me laugh out loud! I absolutely LOVE the way Colin Thompson writes. Big fan of his!
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Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 50 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel HOW TO LIVE FOREVER and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY. He has been shortlisted for many other awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Award - the m ...more
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