DEBtastic Reads! is Debbi Michiko Florence’s blog featuring author interviews and book buzz for middle grade and young adult books.
Debbi Michiko Florence is a California native, born in San Francisco and raised in Los Angeles. She’s called many places home: Michigan, Mexico, Massachusetts, New York, and China. She and her husband currently live in coastal CT with their rat terrier, Trixie, and two ducks named Darcy and Lizzy. An avid traveler, some of her favorite places to visit have been Paris, Kyoto, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Ha Long Bay (Vietnam), Athens, and Sydney. Her favorite travel companions are her husband and her daughter.
A former raptor rehabilitator and zoo educator, Debbi now writes full time. She is the author of two nonfiction children’s books, Japan: A Kaleidoscope Kids Book and China: A Kaleidoscope Kids Book (Williamson Books), and also writes children’s fiction.
For more about her and her books, you can check out her website.