Debbie Dadey

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General Information

Name: Debbie Dadey

Pen Name: None

Born: 1959 in Morganfield, Kentucky


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Dadey lived in Aurora, IL. Moved to Colorado in 2001.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dadey was a teacher in Kentucky, became a librarian. Was a Freelance writer with Argus Communications; was an instructor at University of Kentucky; a contributing editor for Writer's Digest from 1998-2002.

Published Works

  • Shooting Star, Annie Oakley, the Legend, Walker, 1997
  • Bobby and the Great, Green Booger, Willowisp Press, 1997
  • Bobby and the Big Blue Bulldog, Willowisp Press, 1998
  • Will Rogers, Larger Than Life, Walker, 1999
  • Story Sparkers, A Creativity Guide for Childrens Writers, Writers Digest Books, 2000
  • Cherokee Sister, Delacorte, 2000
  • King of the Kooties, Walker, 2001
  • Swamp Monster in Third Grade, Scholastic, 2002
  • Slime Wars, Scholastic, 2002
  • Whistler`s Hollow, Bloomsbury, 2002
  • Keyholders #1: This Side of Magic, Starscape, 2009
  • Keyholders #2: The Other Side of Magic", Starscape, 2009
  • Worst Name in Third Grade", Scholastic, 2007
  • Barkley's School for Dogs #10: Tattle Tails", Hyperion Books, 2002

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Slime Wars (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

ISBN: 061365059X
Release Date: 2003-04-01

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Shooting Star: Annie Oakley, the Legend

ISBN: 0802784852
Release Date: 1997-03

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Bobby and the Great, Green Booger

ISBN: 0874068452
Release Date: 1997-01-01

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Bobby and the Big, Blue Bulldog

ISBN: 0874068894
Release Date: 1998-01-01

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Story Sparkers : A Creativity Guide for Children's Writers

ISBN: 158297019X
Release Date: 2000-08

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Cherokee Sister

ISBN: 038532703X
Release Date: 2000-04-11

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The Swamp Monster In The Third Grade (Swamp Monster in Third Grade)

ISBN: 0439424410
Release Date: 2003-01-01

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Mermaids Don't Run Track (Bailey School Kids, No. 26)

ISBN: 0590849069
Release Date: 1997-05-01

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Keyholders #1: This Side of Magic (Keyholders Series)

ISBN: 0765359820
Release Date: 2009-04-28

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Keyholders #2: The Other Side of Magic (Keyholders Series)

ISBN: 0765359839
Release Date: 2009-04-28

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Worst Name In Third Grade

ISBN: 0439720001
Release Date: 2007-06-01

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Barkley's School for Dogs #10: Tattle Tails

ISBN: 0786816783
Release Date: 2002-10-31

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Literary Awards

IRA children's Choice Award

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Agent @ 212-389-3772

External Links

Debbie Dadey on WorldCat

Debbie Dadey on Amazon


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