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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Two Wolves
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'A Cherokee Indian grandfather tells his grandson that there is a battle raging inside him, inside all of us. A terrible battle between two wolves. One wolf is bad – pride, jealousy, greed. The other wolf is good – kindness, hope, truth. The child asks, ‘Who will win?' The grandfather answers simply, ‘The one you feed.'

'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 parents 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?' (Publisher's blurb)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2014 .
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      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 3 March 2014
      ISBN: 9780857982032
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Farrar Straus and Giroux ,
      2015 .
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      Alternative title: On the Run
      Extent: 240p.
      Edition info: US edition
      Note/s:
      • Published 17th November 2015
      ISBN: 9780374301538
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Puffin , 2019 .
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      Extent: 271p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 18th June 2019
      ISBN: 9781760892661

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Works about this Work

Tristan Bancks, Author Linda Morris , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 December 2015; (p. 26)
Review : On the Run Dean Schneider , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , November/December vol. 96 no. 6 2015; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks Liam Frost-Camilleri , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 22 no. 1 2014; (p. 17)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
[Review] Two Wolves Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 29 no. 1 2014; (p. 40)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
Storytellers Go Back to School for Fun Fiona Purdon , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 March 2014; (p. 41)
[Review] Two Wolves Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 29 no. 1 2014; (p. 40)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks Liam Frost-Camilleri , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 22 no. 1 2014; (p. 17)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
Review : On the Run Dean Schneider , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , November/December vol. 96 no. 6 2015; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Two Wolves Tristan Bancks , 2014 single work novel
Storytellers Go Back to School for Fun Fiona Purdon , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 March 2014; (p. 41)
Tristan Bancks, Author Linda Morris , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 December 2015; (p. 26)
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