Monkey Mountain: Extreme Adventures
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! Visit puffin.com.au/extreme for more.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 129 x 197 x 11mm | 154g
- 01 Mar 2010
- Penguin Books Australia
- Hawthorn, Australia
About 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.