Debbie Dadey FIRST FRIDAY Book Signing

Debbie Dadey, author of the amazingly popular ADVENTURES OF THE BAILEY SCHOOL KIDS book series will be here to sign copies of her lastest book series MERMAID TALES. The first two books are available now!

At this event there will be some arts & craft type activities for the kids, such as making your own jellyfish, drawing and coloring mermaids, as well as an appearance by a real live mermaid!


7-9 PM


In this start to a new series starring Shelly the mermaid, a classroom conflict is no fun—even when school is 20,000 leagues under the sea.

It’s MerGirl Shelly Siren’s first day at a new school, and she is nervous from the tip of her head to the end of her sparkling mermaid tail. How will she ever fit in at the prestigious Trident Academy? Everyone there is so smart and so pretty and so rich. At least she and her best friend, Echo, are in the same class, but so is Pearl, a spoiled know-it-all who only wants to make trouble for Shelly; Rocky, a MerBoy who loves to tease everyone; and Kiki, a shy MerGirl who’s new to Trident City.
At first Shelly and Echo have lots of fun: eating lunch together, trying to make grumpy Mr. Fangtooth smile, and joining after-school clubs. But when Shelly and Echo have an argument about their very first school assignment, Pearl gets involved and makes matters worse. Will Shelly and Echo fix their friendship?

About the Author

Debbie Dadey is the author of over 145 children's books, including The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids series.

Dadey was a first grade teacher and librarian before becoming a full-time writer. Her award-winning "books for reluctant readers" have been published by Scholastic, Tor/Starscape Publishing, Hyperion, Bloomsbury, Delacorte, and more! 


Trouble at Trident Academy (Mermaid Tales #1) Cover Image
By Debbie Dadey, Tatevik Avakyan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442429802
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - May 8th, 2012

Battle of the Best Friends (Mermaid Tales #2) Cover Image
By Debbie Dadey, Tatevik Avakyan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442429826
Availability: Usually Arrives to Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin - May 8th, 2012


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