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              Books by Tristan Bancks

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              Two Wolves

              Two Wolves (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver's front door. Minutes after they leave, his parents arrive home. Ben and his little sister Olive are bundled into the car and told they're going on a holiday. But are they? It doesn't take long for Ben to realise that his paren...ts are in trouble. Ben's always dreamt of becoming a detective - his dad even calls him 'Cop'. Now Ben gathers evidence and tries to uncover what his parents have done. The problem is, if he figures it out, what does he do? Tell someone? Or keep the secret and live life on the run? WINNER, Young Australian Best Books Award (YABBA) - Fiction for Years 7-9, 2015 HONOUR BOOK, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2015 'A tense, hard-edged, no-holds-barred thriller.' Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series 'A high stakes adventure that will keep you guessing and breathless until the very end.' Michael Gerard Bauer, author of Don't Call Me Ishmael
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              ISBN 9781760892661
              Published NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Detention

              Detention (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among about fifty others. They lie next to the tall detention centre fence, designed to keep them in. The wires are cut one by one. When they make their move to escape, a guard is alerted and raises the alarm. There's shou...ting, smoke bombs, people tackled to the ground. In the chaos Sima is separated from her parents and baby sister. Dad told her to run no matter what, so she does, hiding in a local school. But when the school goes into lockdown, Sima's stuck. And a boy, Dan, finds her hiding in the toilet block. What does Dan do? Help her? Dob her in? She's breaking the law, but is it right to lock kids up? And if he offers to help, should Sima trust him? Or run? One moment, one decision, will change the course of their lives.
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              ISBN 9780143791799
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Nit Boy

              Nit Boy (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by McKenzie, Heath

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              Meet Lewis. He's had nits pretty much his entire life. Thousands of them. His teachers and his mum want to shave his head, but Lewis has had nits for so long that he sees them as his pets. Meanwhile, in the dense forest on Lewis's head, Ned, the first ever jumping louse, has just... been born. Nits are poised to take over the town, the country, the world! Two Nit Boy stories in one book!
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              ISBN 9781760896300
              Published NZ 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up

              Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              A nail-biting - no, make that toe-biting - thrill ride through one boy's life. Have you ever been kissed by a dog? Ever had to eat Vegemite off your sister's big toe? Have you had a job delivering teeth? Has a bloodthirsty magpie ever been out to get you? Ever woken up to discove...r that everything hovers? And have you eaten 67 hot dogs in ten minutes? I have. I'm Tom Weekly. This book is full of my stories, jokes, cartoon characters, ideas for theme park rides and other stuff I've made up. It's where I pour out whatever's inside my head. It gets a bit weird sometimes but that's how I roll. Illustrated by Gus Gordon
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              ISBN 9780143790082
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              Tom Weekly 2: My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong

              Tom Weekly 2: My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              If you're a fan of Andy Griffiths and Jeff Kinney, My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong is the book that has been missing in your life. Is your grandpa super-angry? Has your nan ever tried to climb Mt Everest? Have you started your own playground freak show? And have you ever ...risked your life to save your pet rat from certain destruction? I have. I'm Tom Weekly and this is my life. Inside the covers of this book you'll read lots of weird-funny-gross stories and learn the secret of my strangest body part. But I guarantee that won't freak you out as much as the story of how Stella Holling, a girl who's been in love with me since second grade, tricked me into kissing her.
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              ISBN 9780143790099
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              Tom Weekly 3: My Life and Other Massive Mistakes

              Tom Weekly 3: My Life and Other Massive Mistakes (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              Have you ever helped your pop escape from a nursing home? Does your teacher have a problem with his bowels? Is your sister an evil genius and criminal mastermind? Have you ever mined your teeth for cash? Is there a girl or boy at school who's desperate to kiss you? And do you kno...w someone with the worst case of nits in world history?
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              ISBN 9780143790105
              Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              The Fall

              The Fall (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the window to see what's happening - only to hear a struggle, and see a body fall from the sixth-floor balcony. Pushed, Sam thinks. Sam goes to wake his father, Harry, a crime reporter, ...but Harry is gone. And when Sam goes downstairs, the body is gone, too. But someone has seen Sam, and knows what he's witnessed. The next twenty-four hours could be his last.
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              ISBN 9781760892654
              Published NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 7-12 years
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              Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens

              Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

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              Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to eat you? Have you ever been attacked by Library Ninjas when your book was five years overdue? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these th...ings have happened to me. I'm Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again.
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              ISBN 9780143790112
              Published NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Tom Weekly 5: My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins

              Tom Weekly 5: My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

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              Have you ever been trapped inside a runaway car? Have you broken a world record? Is there someone in your class who will stop at nothing to kiss you? Have you ever tricked your dog into doing your homework? Or found something seriously disgusting in your food? Have you sold head ...lice for fun and profit? Or has your mum ever used raspberry and white chocolate muffins as weapons of minor destruction? I'm Tom Weekly and all of these things have happened to me. I've captured them here in stories, jokes, cartoons, quizzes and lists. Believe me, real life is weirder than anything you can make up. 'Like Dahl, Bancks is passionate about inspiring a love of reading in the young by placing fun at the centre of his storytelling.' ANDY GRIFFITHS, author of the Treehouse series
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              ISBN 9780143790129
              Published NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong
               

              My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $19.99
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              For fans of My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up, more Tom Weekly stories--still truly hilarious, and truly grossWhat if you've read My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up and you need more? What if you want to read about Tom's dog, Bando, smashing a precious vase into a million pieces, or... about Nan's doomed bid to climb Mt. Everest? What if you need to help Tom save his pet rat, Rarnald, from certain destruction, or you want to see Tom's weird body part in his playground freak show? Well, you're in luck. Prepare to cringe.
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              ISBN 9780857980373
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
              Series Hoover Institution Press Publication (Hardcover)
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