Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author who started out as an actor and filmmaker. His books include the Tom Weekly series of weird-funny-gross short stories and Two Wolves (On the Run in the US), a crime-mystery novel for middle-graders. Two Wolves won Honour Book in the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. It also won the YABBA and KOALA Children’s Choice Awards, as did his latest thriller novel, The Fall, for ages 10 and above. Detention, a gripping new book about a daring escape and a lockdown in a school, is out July 2019.
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