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Aaron Blabey

Author of The Bad Guys

94+ Works 22,429 Members 175 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Aaron Blabey was born in 1974 in Australia. He is an author of children's books and artist who until the mid-2000s was also an actor. His award winning picture books include Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley, The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon and the best-selling Pig the Pug. His other bestsellers show more include I Need a Hug. Pig the Elf. Don't Call Me Bear, Thelma the Unicorn, and Pig the Star. He is well known in the field of acting for his roles in two television dramedies, 1994's The Damnation of Harvey McHugh, for which he won an Australian Film Institute Award, and 2003's CrashBurn, before retiring from performance in 2005. In 2012, he was the National Literacy Ambassador and in May 2015 his book The Brother's Quibble was read by an estimated 500,000 children during the National Simultaneous Storytime. His book The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon won the Patricia Wrightson Award from the 2013 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, the 2013 Children's Peace Literature Award and was recorded by Nick Cave for the Story Box Library. His 2015 book Pig the Pug won the Young Australian's Best Book Award 2015 in the Picture storybook category and the 2015 Kids Own Australian Literature Award New South Wales' in the Picture Storybook category.The Bad Guys, Episode 1 won the 2016 Indie Book Awards Best Children's book, the 2016 Kids Reading Oz Choice (KROC) Award for Fiction for younger readers, and the 2016 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs) for Fiction for younger readers. Pig the Fibber won the 2016 Kids Reading Oz Choice (KROC) Awards for Picture storybooks and the 2016 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs) for Picture Books. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

Series

Works by Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys (2015) 1,873 copies
Pig the Pug (2014) 1,458 copies
Thelma the Unicorn (2015) 1,025 copies
Pig the Winner (2016) 779 copies
The Bad Guys in Superbad (2018) 714 copies
Pig the Stinker (2018) 698 copies
I Need a Hug (2015) 675 copies
Pig the Star (2017) 662 copies
Pig the Fibber (2015) 658 copies
Pig the Elf (2016) 657 copies
Pig the Blob (2020) 420 copies
The Bad Guys in The One?! (2020) 415 copies
Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas (2015) 411 copies
Pig the Monster (2021) 358 copies
Don't Call Me Bear! (2016) 348 copies
Pig the Tourist (2019) 343 copies
Pig the Rebel (2022) 280 copies
Sunday Chutney (2008) 85 copies
Busting! (2017) 50 copies
Stanley Paste (2009) 30 copies
The Dreadful Fluff (2012) 30 copies
The Brothers Quibble (2014) 27 copies
Guff (2017) 22 copies
Pig the Pug Collection (2014) 13 copies
Pig the Pug: Love Pug (2023) 12 copies
Noah Dreary (2013) 12 copies
The Bad Guys: Episode 5&6 (2018) 8 copies
The Bad Guys: Episode 7&8 (2019) 7 copies
Bad Guys Book Series 1-14 (2021) 6 copies
Bad Guys Book Series 1-16 (2022) 5 copies
The Bad Guys - 4 Book Set (2015) 3 copies
Pig the Pub 6 Book Set (2020) 2 copies
Carlos le glouton (2020) 1 copy

Associated Works

The Bad Guys [2022 film] (2022) — Original story — 54 copies

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Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1974-01-01
Gender
male
Nationality
Australia
Birthplace
Victoria, Australia
Places of residence
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Reviews

Independent Reading Level: 3rd-4th
Awards: none
 
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adaleecdixon | 33 other reviews | Apr 19, 2024 |
This gets one star for being an incomplete story.
 
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True54Blue | Feb 26, 2024 |
Same author as the Pig the Pug series, and I love the vibrant art in this one.
 
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sloth852 | 4 other reviews | Jan 2, 2024 |

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Statistics

Works
94
Also by
1
Members
22,429
Popularity
#948
Rating
4.0
Reviews
175
ISBNs
752
Languages
11
Favorited
1

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