Debbie Dadey


I first started dreaming about being a writer when I read picture books to my first grade students. The dream got bigger when I became a school librarian. Luckily for me, a fellow teacher had the same dream. Marcia Thornton Jones and I wrote together for a year and a half during our lunch period. Then we had a really bad day that turned into our first book, Vampires Don’t Wear Polka Dots. Our first story became a series and my love of series writing was born. I found that students feel a security in what they can expect from characters in a series. My newest series is Mermaid Tales. Third grade merstudents have adventures in school and with ocean creatures!

Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips (Graphic Novel)
Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias (Graphic Novel)
A Titanic Friendship
Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots (Graphic Novel)
Sleepover at the Haunted Museum
The Winter Princess
The Narwhal Problem
Fairy Chase

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All Debbie Dadey Books

2023Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips (Graphic Novel)Marcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
2022Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias (Graphic Novel)Marcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
2022A Titanic FriendshipDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2021Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots (Graphic Novel)Debbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
2021Sleepover at the Haunted MuseumDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2020The Winter PrincessDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2019The Narwhal ProblemDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2018Fairy ChaseDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2017Ready, Set, Goal!Debbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2017Flower Girl DreamsDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2016Books vs. LooksDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2016Twist and ShoutDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2015The Crook and the CrownDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2015Wish Upon a StarfishDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2015The Polar Bear ExpressDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2015A Tale of Two SistersDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2014A Royal TeaDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2014Treasure in Trident CityDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2014Dream of the Blue TurtleDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2013The Secret Sea HorseDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2013The Lost PrincessDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2013Danger in the Deep Blue SeaDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2012A Whale of a TaleDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan128
2012Battle of the Best FriendsDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2012Trouble at Trident AcademyDebbie DadeyTatevik Avakyan112
2007Mrs. Jeepers' Creepy ChristmasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones106
2006Dragons Don't Throw SnowballsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones75
2006Ghosts Do Splash in PuddlesMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey64
2005Mrs. Jeepers' Scariest Halloween EverDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones103
2005The Abominable Snowman Doesn't Roast MarshmallowsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones96
2004Werewolves Don't Run for PresidentDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones81
2004Ogres Don't Hunt Easter EggsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones81
2003Frankenstein Doesn't Start Food FightsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones64
2003Leprechauns Don't Play FetchMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey84
2002Mrs. Claus Doesn't Climb Telephone PolesDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones90
2002Aliens Don't Carve Jack-O'-LanternsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones88
2002Sea Serpents Don't Juggle Water BalloonsMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey74
2002Mrs. Jeepers on Vampire IslandDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones128
2002Wizards Don't Wear Graduation GownsDebbie Dadey74
2002Ghosts Don't Rope Wild HorsesDebbie Dadey69
2001Swamp Monsters Don't Chase Wild TurkeysDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones67
2001Vikings Don't Wear Wrestling BeltsDebbie Dadey80
2001Mrs. Jeepers' Monster Class TripMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey119
2000The Bride of Frankestein Doesn't Bake CookiesDebbie Dadey75
2000Sea Monsters Don't Ride MotorcyclesDebbie Dadey74
2000Dracula Doesn't Rock and RollDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1999Ninjas Don't Bake Pumpkin PiesDebbie Dadey70
1999Goblins Don't Play Video GamesDebbie Dadey82
1999Mrs Jeepers' Secret CaveDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones115
1999Mrs. Jeepers in Outer SpaceMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey124
1999Wolfmen Don't Hula DanceDebbie Dadey71
1999Trolls Don't Ride Roller CoastersDebbie Dadey68
1999Frankenstein Doesn't Slam Hockey PucksDebbie Dadey76
1998Hercules Doesn't Pull TeethDebbie Dadey70
1998Giants Don't Go SnowboardingDebbie Dadey76
1998Phantoms Don't Drive Sports CarsDebbie Dadey76
1998Ghouls Don't Scoop Ice CreamDebbie Dadey66
1998Knights Don't Teach PianoDebbie Dadey66
1997Bogeymen Don't Play FootballDebbie Dadey80
1997Mrs. Jeepers' Batty VacationDebbie Dadey112
1997Mermaids Don't Run TrackDebbie Dadey72
1997Dragons Don't Cook PizzaMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie DadeyJohn Steven Gurney 80
1996Angels Don't Know KarateDebbie Dadey67
1996Cyclops Doesn't Roller SkateDebbie Dadey65
1996Mummies Don't Coach SoftballDebbie Dadey80
1996Wizards Don't Need ComputersDebbie Dadey63
1996Gargoyles Don't Drive School BusesDebbie Dadey66
1996Mrs. Jeepers Is MissingDebbie DadeyMarcia Thornton Jones59
1996Martians Don't Take TemperaturesDebbie Dadey80
1995Elves Don't Wear Hard HatsDebbie Dadey70
1995Dracula Doesn't Drink LemonadeDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1995Zombies Don't Play SoccerDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones, Marcia T. Jones70
1995Monsters Don't Scuba DiveDebbie Dadey69
1995Cupid Doesn't Flip HamburgersDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones76
1994Skeletons Don't Play TubasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones73
1994Witches Don't Do BackflipsMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey96
1994Pirates Don't Wear Pink SunglassesDebbie DadeyMarcia Thornton Jones78
1994Genies Don't Ride BicyclesMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
1993Aliens Don't Wear BracesDebbie Dadey74
1993Frankenstein Doesn't Plant PetuniasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones64
1992Ghosts Don't Eat Potato ChipsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1992Leprechauns Don't Play BasketballDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones71
1991Werewolves Don't Go to Summer CampDebbie Dadey93
1991Vampires Don't Wear Polka DotsDebbie Dadey80


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