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I'M... Books


I'm Bored Bonus Page
I'm Worried


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Welcome to the I'M...BOOKS  blog, where I'll be posting fun updates and news about I'm Bored, I'm Sad and I'm Worried. This picture book series is written by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by me (Debbie Ridpath Ohi), published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. This blog replaces my old I'm Bored blog; you can still access the archives.


I'M SAD on ABA's Summer 2018 Kids' Indie Next List!

Thank you, indie booksellers! I am so thrilled!!


Classroom guide for I'M SAD now available!

Many thanks to Marcie Colleen, who did a wonderful job creating the Teacher's Guide to I'M SAD for use in the classroom. You can get your free, print-ready copy of the I'M SAD Teacher's Guide here, or click the cover below. For those who prefer a direct download, click here.

So excited about I'M SAD launching on June 5th, 2018! For more info about the I'M...Book series and bonus material, see my I'M BORED bonus page and I'M SAD bonus page.

Here is the Table Of Contents:


My contributor copies of I'M SAD just arrived!

No matter how many book projects I do, I am always THRILLED when I get to actually hold a physical copy of the final book.

Still feels like magic to me.


Michael Ian Black's nice tweet about I'M SAD

Thanks to Michael for all his support of me and my work!


Book Giveaway: I'M BORED

In celebration of the upcoming June 5th, 2018 launch of I'M SAD from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, I'm doing a book giveaway over on my Facebook Page. Deadline to enter: March 13th.

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