Dadey, Debbie

If you see an author in fins or polka-dots, it’s most likely Debbie Dadey! She is the author and co-author of 181 traditionally published children’s books. A Titanic Friendship is the newest in Debbie’s Mermaid Tales multi-cultural series from Simon and Schuster, the Frankenstein Doesn’t Plant Petunias graphic novel is the newest Bailey School Kids book from Scholastic/Graphix, and Never Give UP and the Race for the Future of Vaccines is her newest picture book.

Debbie has lived in many states, but now lives in a log cabin in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. She visits schools around the world. and

ALA Children’s Choice awards

3 Fun Facts

1. Debbie floated in the lowest spot on the earth, The Dead Sea. No narwhals were spotted.
2. Debbie has ridden two camels and doesn’t plan to ride any more!
3. Debbie once slid into a shark tank to help write a story, Danger in the Deep Blue Sea.