Aaron Reynolds

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Name: Aaron Reynolds

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1970


Website: www.aaron-reynolds.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aaron.reynolds.books

Twitter: https://twitter.com/areynoldsbooks

Tumblr: http://aaron-reynolds.tumblr.com/

Email: aaron@aaron-reynolds.com


Photo Credit: Suzanne Plunkett

Illinois Connection

Reynolds is from O'Fallon and currently resides in Fox River Grove. He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington.

Biographical and Professional Information

Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times Bestselling Author. He is the author of a graphic novel series and other great books for kids.

Published Works

  • Breaking Out Of The Bungle Bird, Zonderkidz, 2004
  • The Nineteenth of Maquerk, Zonderkidz, 2004
  • The Tale of the Poisonous Yuck Bugs, Zonderkidz, 2004
  • Chicks and Salsa , Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2004
  • Tiger Moth and the Dragon Kite Contest, Stone Arch Books, 2005
  • Tiger Moth: The Fortune Cookies of Weevil, Stone Arch Books, 2005
  • Tiger Moth, Insect Ninja , Stone Arch Books, 2005
  • Tiger Moth: The Dung Beetle Bandits, Stone Arch Books, 2006
  • Tiger Moth: The Fortune Cookies of Weevil, Stone Arch Books, 2007
  • Buffalo Wings, Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2007
  • The Fabulous Reinvention of Sunday School: Transformational Techniques for Reaching and Teaching Kids, Zondervan, 2007
  • Tiger Moth: Kung Pow Chicken, Stone Arch Books, 2008
  • Tiger Moth: The Pest Show on Earth, Stone Arch Books, 2008
  • Superhero School, Bloomsbury, 2009
  • Joey Fly Private Eye in Creepy Crawly Crime, Square Fish, 2009
  • Big Hairy Drama, Henry Holt and Co., 2010
  • Snowbots, Knopf, 2010
  • Metal Man, Charlesbridge Publishing, 2010
  • Back of the Bus, Philomel, 2010
  • Creepy Carrots, Simon & Schuster, 2012 - Spanish edition available
  • Pirates vs. Cowboys, Knopf, 2013
  • Carnivores, Chronicle Books, 2013
  • Here Comes Destructosaurus!, Chronicle Books, 2014
  • Nerdy Birdy, Roaring Books Press, 2015
  • President Squid, Chronicle, 2016
  • Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny Than Brawny, Viking, 2016
  • Sea Monkey & Bob, Simon & Schuster, 2017
  • Creepy Pair of Underwear, Simon & Schuster, 2017

Titles at Your Library

Breaking Out of the Bungle Bird: Based on Proverbs 13:10 (Insect-Inside Series, The)

ISBN: 0310709563
Release Date: 2005-05-17

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The Nineteenth of Maquerk: Based on Proverbs 13:4 (Insect-Inside Series, The)

ISBN: 0310709547
Release Date: 2005-05-17

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Tale of the Poisonous Yuck Bugs: Based on Proverbs 12:18 (Insect-Inside Series, The)

ISBN: 0310709555
Release Date: 2005-05-17

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Chicks and Salsa

ISBN: 1599900998
Release Date: 2007-05-01

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Tiger Moth and the Dragon Kite Contest (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1598892290
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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The Fortune Cookies of Weevil: Tiger Moth (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1598894137
Release Date: 2007-01-01

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Insect Ninja: Tiger Moth (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1598892282
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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The Dung Beetle Bandits: Tiger Moth (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1598894129
Release Date: 2007-01-01

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The Fortune Cookies of Weevil: Tiger Moth (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1598894137
Release Date: 2007-01-01

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Buffalo Wings

ISBN: 1599903253
Release Date: 2008-12-23

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The Fabulous Reinvention of Sunday School: Transformational Techniques for Reaching and Teaching Kids

ISBN: 0310274338
Release Date: 2007-03-18

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The Pest Show on Earth: Tiger Moth (Graphic Sparks)

ISBN: 1434205045
Release Date: 2008-01-01

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Superhero School

ISBN: 1599901668
Release Date: 2009-07-01

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Joey Fly Private Eye in Creepy Crawly Crime

ISBN: 0805087869
Release Date: 2009-04-14

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Back of the Bus

ISBN: 0147510589
Release Date: 2013-12-26

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Creepy Carrots!

ISBN: 1442402970
Release Date: 2012-08-21

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Pirates vs. Cowboys

ISBN: 0375858741
Release Date: 2013-03-12

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Carnivores

ISBN: 0811866904
Release Date: 2013-08-20

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Here Comes Destructosaurus!

ISBN: 145212454X
Release Date: 2014-04-01

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Caveboy Dave: More Scrawny Than Brawny

ISBN: 0147516587
Release Date: 2016-11-01

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Sea Monkey & Bob

ISBN: 1481406760
Release Date: 2017-04-25

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Creepy Pair of Underwear!

ISBN: 1442402989
Release Date: 2017-08-22

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Literary Awards

Here Comes Destructosaurus!:

  • Amazon's Best Books for Children, 2014


Carnivores:

  • Best Books, ALA, 2013
  • Buckeye Award, Ohio Kids Choice Award
  • ILLINOIS READS Book, 2015


Creepy Carrots

  • Caldecott Honor Winner
  • New York Times Best Seller
  • Crystal Kite Award, SCBWI
  • Notable Books, ALA, 2012
  • Grand Canyon Award, Arizona Kids Choice Award
  • Switzerland International School Kids Choice Award
  • Pennsylvania Kids Choice Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Award, Maryland Kids Choice Award
  • Buckaroo Book Award, Wyoming Kids Choice Award
  • Buckeye Book Award, Ohio Kids Choice Award
  • Gold Award Winner, National Parenting Publications Award, 2012
  • Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012
  • Top Ten Books, School Library Journal, 2012
  • 10 Books to Note for Summer, 100 Scope Notes, 2012
  • Top Ten Notable Books, BEA, 2012
  • Odyssey Award Winner for Best Audiobook, 2014


Back of the Bus

  • Notable Children's Book, ALA, 2011


Joey Fly, Private Eye Big Hairy Drama

  • Junior Library Guild Selection, 2011


Joey Fly, Private Eye

  • Junior Library Guild Selection, 2010


Superhero School

  • A Three Silly Chicks Pick, 2009


Chicks and Salsa

  • Featured on PBS's Between the Lions
  • Monarch Award, 2010
  • Top 5 Children's Books, Houston Chronicle, 2005
  • Cuffie Award, Best Title, 2005
  • Blue Ribbon Book, Children's Playmate, 2006
  • Book Sense Pick, 2005
  • ILLINOIS READS Book, 2013

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Reynolds likes making presentations. For more information about his programs go to the Author Visits page of his website.

External Links

Aaron Reynolds on WorldCat

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