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Debbie Ridpath Ohi is a children’s book author and illustrator who has helped create over 20 books for young people. She loves her job. She is the author and illustrator of I WANT TO READ ALL THE BOOKS, WHERE ARE MY BOOKS?, and SAM & EVA (Simon & Schuster). Her illustrations have appeared in books by Judy Blume, Michael Ian Black, Linda Sue Park, and others. You can find Debbie on Bluesky, SubStack, Instagram, her Bookstagram, Facebook, YouTube, X, and via her Contact Form.

The Latest Book

I Want To Read ALL The Books

Launching from Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers on Sept. 17th, 2024.

An insatiably curious girl decides the only way to answer all her questions is to read all the books in this funny and charming picture book in the spirit of The Library Fish and Tom Chapin’s The Library Book.

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What's New

Protected: Interview with Traci Huahn (author) and Michelle Jing Chan (illustrator), MAMIE TAPE FIGHTS TO GO TO SCHOOL, 7 May 2024

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Protected: Interview with Hanh Bui: Ánh’S NEW WORD, illustrated by Bao Luu (F&F/Macmillan) 

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Interview with debut picture book author Sylvia Chen & illustrator Fanny Liem about TRICKY CHOPSTICKS (Atheneum/S&S)

Thanks to author Sylvia Chen and illustrator Fanny Liem for answering some questions about their new picture book, TRICKY CHOPSTICKS, now out from Atheneum/Simon & Schuster. This is Sylvia’s debut as a picture book author! Upcoming launch event: Mar. 19, 2024 at Brick & Mortar Books (Redmond, WA). Title: TRICKY . . .

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Debbie is currently available for virtual visits. Her presentations and workshops can be adjusted to suit all age levels, from kindergarten to college students to educators and other professionals.