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Debbie Dadey is the author and co-author of 162 books for children, including the Mermaid Tales series from Simon and Schuster and the beloved Adventures of The Bailey School Kids from Scholastic. Ms. Dadey is a former teacher and librarian. Please like her at Facebook.com/debbiedadey.


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Debbie Dadey I remember Marcia Jones saying, "You can always write, it might not be great but you can always write." I believe that is true. I also believe that…moreI remember Marcia Jones saying, "You can always write, it might not be great but you can always write." I believe that is true. I also believe that sometimes you have to write 'crappy' stuff to get to the good stuff! (less)
Debbie Dadey I love being able to work at home and create totally new worlds! Just this morning I was at the bottom of the ocean listening to orcas!
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It has been a terribly rough month. My mother passed away in a car accident. I was right beside her when she died. So please forgive me for being a bit delayed in getting my give-aways sent out. Thanks to the 559 people who requested free copies of A Royal Tea, Mermaid Tales #9. I wish I had copies to send to all of you instead of just the five winners. I will send them out today! Hope you enjo... Read more of this blog post »
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