Debbie Dadey grew up in Kentucky and attended WKU. She now lives in a log cabin in TN with her husband and to greyhound rescues. Her adult children continue to inspire her. A former first grade teacher and school librarian, she is the author and co-author of 180 traditionally published books. Her first children’s book Vampires Don’t Wear Polka Dots, co-authored with Marcia Thornton Jones, is now available as a graphic novel! Sleepover at the Haunted Museum is the newest in Debbie’s Mermaid Tales, a multi-cultural series from Simon and Schuster.