Enter the world of The New York Times bestselling author Aaron Blabey – creator of The Bad Guys, Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn – live on stage at Sydney Town Hall! This is a rare opportunity to see one of Australia’s favourite children’s authors as he gives you a sneak peek at the new stories he is working on, answers all your questions and shows you exactly how he draws his most popular characters. Fans will even get the chance to take home a drawing of their own. Don’t you dare miss out! Hosted by Oliver Phommavanh. Rec. 5+

Supported by ARA.

This event is Auslan-interpreted. 

Aaron Blabey (Australian)

Aaron Blabey

Aaron Blabey has written many award-winning, bestselling books for children. He has over thirteen million books in print and is the creator of three hugely successful series for children - the New York Times Bestseller The Bad Guys, Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn In 2018 it was announced that a movie adaptation of The Bad Guys is in development at Dreamworks Animation, with Aaron serving as an Executive Producer on the project.

Oliver Phommavanh (Australian)

Oliver Phommavanh

Oliver Phommavanh loves to make people laugh, whether it's on the page writing humour for kids or on stage as a stand-up comedian. A former primary school teacher, Oliver is also an author ambassador for charities, Room to Read and the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge. Oliver's books include Thai-riffic!, Con-nerd, The Other Christy and his latest, Natural Born Loser. Oliver's next book is Don't Follow Vee, out in May, 2019.