y Extreme Adventures series - author   children's fiction   children's   adventure  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005- 2005-
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Adaptations

form y Sam Fox : Extreme Adventures Keith Thompson , James Walker , Tamara Asmar , Jane Schneider , Justine Gillmer , Australia : SLR Productions Network Ten , 2013 Z1917849 2013 single work film/TV children's adventure 'An action-packed children's adventure series about teenage 'danger magnet' Sam Fox as he braves the wilds from open ocean to deepest jungle, coming face to face with killer sharks, man-eating leopards, raging tornadoes, erupting volcanoes, deadly scorpions, giant anacondas and much, much more. Based on the bestselling books children's author Justin D'Ath.' (Producer's blurb)

Includes

y Man Eater Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 7361586 2007 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Sam Fox is on a youth conference in Africa when the bus takes off without him, leaving him stranded in the wilderness. Within minutes he's attacked by an angry elephant and half-blinded by a spitting cobra. A young Masai tells Sam he needs medical attention - fast! But the only way to hospital is through the Chui Hills. The same hills that are being stalked by a ferocious, man-eating leopard ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y Scorpion Sting Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2006 Z1341564 2006 single work children's fiction children's adventure Sam is on a caving expedition when the roof collapses, trapping his brother Nathan under tonnes of rubble. The cave exit is swarming with angry scorpions and that is only the first obstacle to getting his brother out alive.
y Tiger Trouble Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2010 Z1919257 2010 single work children's fiction children's 'Sam and his family are in New Delhi watching big brother Nathan make his international cricketing debut (he hits a six, of course) when a young pickpocket steals Sam's backpack. Sam gives chase and runs foul of the boss of a pickpocket gang, who's also involved in the illegal trade of exotic pets, including tiger cubs taken from the wild. When a pair of cubs is to be smuggled through Pakistan to Iran, Sam and the young pickpocket, now his ally, set out in the cause of wildlife conservation to rescue them. They pull it off, but find themselves miles from Delhi, with no money... and two tigers!' (Source: publisher's website).
y Monkey Mountain Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Puffin , 2010 Z1676014 2010 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'There isn't really a word to describe the noise a volcano makes when it erupts. You don't just hear it, you feel it.

'BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!

'A class trip to Borneo starts off with a bang - a visit to a real-life volcano! But when Mount Bako erupts, Sam Fox is left stranded with his teacher, Mr Griffin, who's suffering from a heart attack. They make it down the mountain to the cool blue sea - only to be hemmed in by blood-thirsty sharks...

'An action-packed adventure, Monkey Mountain is the hottest Extreme Adventure yet!' (from the publisher's website.)

y Devil Danger Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2009 Z1635447 2009 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Sam Fox is on a skiing trip in Tasmania when he meets a Tasmanian devil. Then he hears a scream and a baby falls out of a cable car high overhead. The baby is Crown Prince Thomas, son of European Princess Monica, and the fall is the result of a bungled kidnap attempt. If Sam doesn’t reach the baby in time, it will fall to its death…'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y Grizzly Trap Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Puffin , 2009 Z1566872 2009 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Sam Fox is on a trip to North America with his cub scout pack when their bus crashes down a canyon. Some of the group are seriously injured, so Sam and two cubs set off to find help.

'But Sam is thousands of miles from home in the middle of the American wilderness. A wilderness full of howling wolves, and a massive, unpredictable grizzly bear that's following them...' (Publisher's blurb)

y Anaconda Ambush Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2008 Z1523365 2008 single work children's fiction children's

'Sam Fox is on a field trip in the Amazon when hes swept over a waterfall and lands in an underground lake. There, he discovers a fortune in gold. He's rich! But things aren't that simple. There's an enormous, angry anaconda lurking in the cave, and that's just the first obstacle Sam will have to overcome if he's to get out of the Amazon alive.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y Killer Whale Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2008 Z1483420 2008 single work children's fiction children's adventure 'Sam Fox is on holidays with his family in Antarctica when their ski plane crashes on the ice. As the unstable iceshelf cracks apart, Sam and his younger brother become separated from the rest of the group. Before long, they're stranded on a wobbly icefloe. Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, a massive creature emerges from the deep. A creature with huge jaws, and rows and rows of enormous teeth...' (Publishers' blurb)
y Spider Bite Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Puffin , 2007 Z1400166 2007 single work children's fiction children's adventure When Sam's twin brothers are carried off in a hot air balloon he tries to save them, but the real challenge is presented when Jordan is bitten by a funnel-web spider.
y Bushfire Rescue Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1221911 2005 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'It’s the holidays and Sam Fox has gone to the high country to stay with his grandparents. While trying to stop cattle rustlers from stealing a stud bull, an injured Sam is isolated in the mountains during a horrific bushfire. To survive, he must rely on his courage, ingenuity, and the help of Chainsaw - the meanest, crankiest, most dangerous bull in the history of Australian rodeo!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y Crocodile Attack! Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1221908 2005 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'A robber has kidnapped Sam Fox and his two-year-old cousin Nissa during a tropical cyclone. When the getaway car crashes into the raging Crocodile River, Sam and Nissa must face one ordeal after another to survive. Sam fights to keep his head above water and Nissa out of the jaws of certain death. But the odds are against them. As the waters rise and the crocodiles close in, Sam must push himself to the limits of endurance.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y Shark Bait Justin D'Ath , Camberwell : Penguin , 2006 Z1338607 2006 single work children's fiction children's adventure Sam and a young Japanese tourist are swept off a coral shelf by a freak wave and must survive in an ocean where predators are circling. Camberwell : Penguin , 2006

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First known date: 2005-
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2005-2010 .
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