The story of Emma Sharp, a prim and proper English child who becomes the Jungle Girl. On their way home to England, Emma and her father, William are wrecked on a mysterious uncharted island. The crew of their boat, Captain Jack and his mate Terry, steal the island's precious Golden Monkey statue. This act unleashes a herd of dinosaurs and threatens the safety of the entire island. Beano the talking dolphin, asks Emma to help him save the island. This she does, aided by Samson the toucan, Chuntee the chimp and Zelinka the Python. The statue is returned, the island is saved and Emma returns home with a new thirst for adventure.