JMcG Books

Picture books, coloring books, activity books, and more!

Hi, I'm Janelle the author behind JMcG Books. As an indie author, I author and create picture books, coloring books and activity books for kids and adults. Bringing smiles to faces is what I am all about. Hope you enjoy my books as much as I have enjoyed creating them!


Children's Picture Books


Coloring Books


Activity Books

New Releases

Beautiful Flower and Tree Mandalas Adult Coloring Book

Beautiful Flower and Tree Mandalas

Blossom into creativity with the Beautiful Flower and Tree Mandalas Adult Coloring Book. Small 6x9in size.

Mandalas & More Adult Coloring Book

Mandalas & More Coloring Book

Mandalas & More Coloring Book contains 35 amazing relaxing mandala style patterns and other designs perfect for adults and teens.

My First Dinosaur Activity Book

My First Dinosaur Activity Book

This fun and entertaining Dinosaur Activity Book is filled with mazes, dot-to-dots, color by numbers, drawing, tracing, counting and more.

About Me

About Me - Janelle McGuinness

I know that reading is so important for young minds; but so is the bonding time between parents and their children. I write picture books designed to bring parents and kids closer together for more shared smiles, laughter, and love. My hope is to inspire, instil a love of books and storytelling to a whole new generation of young minds.

Latest Blog Posts

won't poop on potty

Won't Poop on the Potty?

Regardless of where you are from, or if you say poo or poop, this problem is universal and a common potty training challenge. Your child might be very proficient at doing wees on the toilet but poos are another matter.

My first day at day care

5 Tips for Your Child's First Day at Day Care

Getting ready for your child to start child care can be an anxious time for you both. Will they be okay when you are gone? Will they cry when you leave? Will they be happy? Some children take to starting day care like a duck to water and others need a little bit more time.

Girl Coloring Book

Are there benefits to coloring?

My daughter loves to color in and since spending more time at home, it is something I have encouraged (it also means less screen time). I did some research and yes, there seems to be 5 main benefits for kids when they participate in coloring.

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