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Spider Bite: Extreme Adventures

Spider Bite: Extreme Adventures

When Sam's five year old twin brothers are carried off in a runaway hot-air balloon, Sam tries to save them, only to end up trapped himself. Ages 8-12.

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ISBN 9780143303046
Barcode 9780143303046
Published 5 March 2007 by Penguin
Format Paperback, New title
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By D'Ath, Justin
Series Extreme Adventures
Availability Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order

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ISBN-13 9780143303046
ISBN-10 014330304X
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 5 March 2007
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By D'Ath, Justin
Series Extreme Adventures
Category Adventure Stories
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 146g
Interest Age 7-10 years
Reading Age 7-10 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823.00
Catalogue Code 30932

Description of this Book

'My little brother lay in the bottom of the basket with his head slimed sideways, I took a closer look. Jordan's face was blue ...' When Sam Fox's twin brothers, Harry and Jordan, are carried off in a runaway hot-air balloon, Sam tries to save them - only to end up trapped himself! What starts as a joy-ride turns into a life-and-death struggle when Jordan is bitten by a funnel-web spider. Will Sam be able to land the balloon in time to save his brother? An action-packed, thrilling ride, Spider Bite is the most gripping Extreme Adventure yet! Visit puffin.com.au/extreme for more.

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Author's Bio

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. Visit puffin.com.au/missionfox

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