Justin D'Ath (Author)

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Justin D'Ath

Born in New Zealand, Justin D'Ath is one of twelve children. He came to Australia in 1971 to study for missionary priesthood but after three years, left the seminary in the dead of night and spent two years roaming Australia on a motorbike! Whilst doing that he began his writing career contributing pieces for motorbike magazines. He published his first novel for adults in 1989 and this was followed by numerous award-winning short stories, also for adults. Justin has worked in a sugar mill, on a cattle station, in a mine, on an island, in a laboratory, built cars, picked fruit, driven forklifts and taught writing for twelve years. He wrote his first children's book in 1996 and to date he has published over 40 books. He has two children, two grandchildren, and one dog.

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Book Cover:  Anaconda Ambush: Extreme Adventures

Sam Fox is on a field trip with his uncle in the Amazon, when he's 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 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 . . . 

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Sam Fox is on a field trip with his uncle in the Amazon, when he's 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...

Published: 29/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143303701
RRP: $14.95
Book Cover:  Anaconda Ambush: Extreme Adventures
Published: 29/09/2008
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283944
Price: $10.99
Book Cover:  Animal Planet: The Lost World Circus Book 6
An electrifying new collection from Australian children's author Justin D'ath, creator of the bestselling Extreme Adventures series.
An electrifying new collection from Australian children's author Justin D'ath, creator of the bestselling Extreme Adventures series.
Published: 25/06/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307310
RRP: $14.99
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Book Cover:  Boy Versus Rat Dog: The Lost World Circus Book 4
An electrifying new series from Justin D'ath, author or the bestselling extreme adventures.
An electrifying new series from Justin D'ath, author or the bestselling extreme adventures.
Published: 24/07/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307297
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  Boy Versus Rat Dog: The Lost World Circus Book 4
From bestselling Extreme Adventures and Mission Fox author Justin D'Ath comes this bold new fantastical children's book series for 10+ readers about a futuristic world infected by rat flu, and Colt Lawless – the boy who could save it all.
From bestselling Extreme Adventures and Mission Fox author Justin D'Ath comes this bold new fantastical children's book series for 10+ readers about a futuristic world infected by rat flu, and Colt Lawless – the boy who could save it all.
Published: 24/07/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535913
Price: $10.99

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17 Apr 2014
Over two years after its release The Fault in Our Stars becomes the No. 1 selling book in Australia
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green today reached number one on the Nielsen BookScan charts, more than two years after its initial publication.Launched on January 12, 2012 in Australia, it has steadily climbed the BookScan charts, now having sold over 147,000 copies locally. Internationally, the book has over a million copies in print and has been adapted into over twenty languages. It has been a New York Times, USA Today and Amazon bestseller.

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