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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 SAM & EVA and WHERE ARE MY BOOKS? (Simon & Schuster). Her illustrations have appeared in books by Judy Blume, Michael Ian Black, Linda Sue Park, and others. You can find Debbie on Twitter, Post, Instagram, her Bookstagram, Facebook, YouTube, and via her Contact Form. Here’s a list of her social media and where’s she’s most active right now.

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I'm Sorry

In this fourth book in the series from New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi, a flamingo and a very sorry potato learn how to mend hurt feelings. Flamingo is upset. Very upset. Potato is sorry. Very sorry. In fact, he is the sorriest. But he doesn’t know how . . .

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Teresa Robeson & Angela Poon on creating WHO IS TIBET’S EXILED LEADER? (Penguin Workshop)

Teresa Robeson is the APALA Picture Book Award-winning author of QUEEN OF PHYSICS (also ILA Nonfiction PB Honor and NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Recommended Book). Other publications include TWO BICYCLES IN BEIJING and an essay in NONFICTION WRITERS DIG DEEP, edited by Melissa Stewart. More about Teresa at TeresaRobeson.com, Twitter, Instagram . . .

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Interview with Molly Ruttan, author/illustrator of SOMETHING WILD (Nancy Paulsen Books)

I met Molly Ruttan through the SCBWI Illustrator Mentee Program years ago, and I am excited about her upcoming new picture book, SOMETHING WILD, which launches soon from Nancy Paulsen Books/PRH. Molly’s story explores the butterflies of anxiety that come with stage fright, and the joy and magic of facing . . .

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On Standing Up and Speaking Out About Injustice: Interview with Heather Camlot about THE PRISONER AND THE WRITER

Heather Camlot is an award-winning children’s author, journalist, editor and translator. Her two middle-grade novels, Clutch and The Other Side, received Skipping Stones Honor Awards and nominations for Forest of Reading, among other honors. Clutch was also named a 2017 Best Book from Kirkus Reviews and a finalist for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical . . .

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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.