Debbie Dadey

Don Fields

Debbie Dadey is an author of early readers and graphic novels including The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids Graphix Chapters Books. She lives in Sevierville, Tennessee, with her husband Eric and their dog Carmen.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Cherry Ames, student nurse

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both.” Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Marcia Thornton Jones, Nathan Dadey, and Don Wood

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I love to read so much. I hoped someone might like to read something I wrote.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Read a lot! Write a lot!