Debbie Ridpath Ohi writes and illustrates books for young people. She is represented by Ginger Knowlton at Curtis Brown Ltd.




Debbie's blog post: Why Picture Books Are Important

Just launched: NAKED!


Out in bookstores now:

I'M BORED. Written by Michael Ian Black, illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. A New York Times Notable Children's Book and Junior Library Guild selection. Teacher's Guide (K-5) now available.



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Creative Commons Licence

Writer comics by Debbie Ridpath Ohi are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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Three Questions For Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
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Writers: avoid these clichés like the plague!

(Update: link fixed -- sorry about that!)

If you want to keep your writing from sounding too predictable, read this post by Delia Cabe from about over-used pet words, phrases and devices.

Reader Comments (4)

Link's broken, I'm afraid.

June 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDunx

Hey, FYI, I'm unable to use the link either directly on site or though my reader :)

June 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLee

the link is broken.

June 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteragincouirtdb

I don't think the link is working.... but that's something I would love to read. Please fix!


June 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChanie

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