Author(s): Justin D'Ath
Help me!' I gasped. 'My name is Sam Fox and I'm trapped in a truck . . . There's a bushfire all around me!' 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 - a mad old rodeo bull! An action-packed rollercoaster ride, Bushfire Rescueis the second book in a thrilling new series! Visit puffin.com.au/extreme for more.
Born in New Zealand, Justin D'Ath is one of twelve children. He came to Australia in 1971 to study for missionary priesthood. After three years, he left the seminary in the dead of night and spent two years roaming Australia on a motorbike. While doing that he began writing for motorbike magazines. He published his first novel for adults in 1989. 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. To date he has published fifteen books. He has two children, two grandchildren, and one dog.