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BiographyHistory

Aaron Blabey has worked as an actor, artist and writer/illustrator. Originally from Bendigo, Blabey re-located to Sydney where he studied graphic design.

Personal Awards

2013 winner Australian Publishers Association Awards APA Book Design Awards The Best Designed Children's Cover of the Year for The Dreadful Fluff

Awards for Works

Thelma the Unicorn 2015 single work picture book children's

'Thelma the pony wants to be a unicorn, but when her dream comes true it is not quite what she expected. At first she loves the attention, but she soon discovers that being famous is not as fun as she thought it would be. This funny rhyming tale is perfect for reading aloud!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 shortlisted YABBA Picture Storybook
Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas 2015 single work picture book children's

'Hey there guys.

Would you like a banana?

What's wrong with you, Brian?

You're a Piranha.'

'Brian is a piranha. He is also a vegetarian. But do you think he can convince his family to join him?' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Early Childhood
I Need a Hug 2015 single work picture book children's

''I need a hug.

Will you cuddle me, Lou?'

'What? With those spikes?

Get away from me! Shoo!'

'All this little porcupine wants is a hug. But with such prickly spikes, will she ever get the cuddle she craves?

'A truly adorable tale from the best-selling creator of Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn.' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
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