Author(s): Justin D'Ath
Sam Fox is on a cub scout trip to North America when their bus crashes down a canyon. But as soon as Sam helps everyone off the the bus, he is confronted by a huge, growling bear! And that's just the first wild animal Sam will have to face if he's to get the other cubs to safety...
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.