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  • Published: 30 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9780143304425
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99

Tiger Trouble: Extreme Adventures




A fitting farewell to our hero Sam Fox - the final book in a popular and enduring series.

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!

Tiger Trouble is the most fearsome Extreme Adventure yet! Packed with the fast-paced action and animal adventures for which this series is known and loved, it is a fitting farewell to our hero Sam Fox - the final book in a popular and enduring series.

  • Pub date: 30 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9780143304425
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Justin D'Ath

Born in New Zealand, Justin D'Ath was 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 50 books. He has two children, six grandchildren, and two dogs.

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Awards & Recognition

  • WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2011 • Younger Readers

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Notable Book • 2011 • Younger Readers


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