Phoebe's African boyfriend and his family are coming to Australia as part of a state visit, bringing a display of their country's treasures to Phoebe's local museum. But Sospeter's father, the president of his country, is accused of shooting a protected white rhino and the protesters are out in force. Then a precious jewel is stolen from the museum display. Can Phoebe find out what's going on before the state visit becomes a diplomatic incident?
Justin D'Ath is the author of over 30 books for children and young adults, including the hugely popular Extreme Adventures. One of twelve children, Justin grew up on a farm in Otaki, New Zealand. He wrote his first book, a ten page cartoon about his pet turtle, Bubble, when he was nine years old. For twenty years Justin wrote only for adults - in addition to his other jobs: driving forklifts, building cars, picking fruit, mustering cattle, mining for iron, working in a laboratory, being a club manager in an Aborigine settlement, working in a sugar mill and teaching Professional Writing. He has two children, two grandchildren, and one dog.