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Who is Janelle McGuinness?

About Me - Janelle McGuinness

About me – Janelle McGuinness – I’m the author behind JMcG Books. 


I know reading is so important for young minds; but so is the bonding time between parents and their children. I write picture books and create coloring and activity books designed to bring parents and kids closer together for more shared smiles, laughter, and love. 

I live in Australia and am also a Mum to two young children. As a working mum, I can’t wait to spend time with my kiddos and my favorite pastime is watching their faces light up whilst I read them stories. My stories, originally told just for my children, took on a life of their own and now I hope your family enjoys them as much as my children do. 

I have been blogging and writing since 2008, but in 2016 self-published my first book “Come Out Mr Poo!“, which is an Amazon bestseller. I have written 9 other picture books, 5 of which are part of the Secret School Spy Squad series. Many of my books aim to help parents and children overcome a development milestone or a new experience like potty training or the first day at day care.


More recently I started creating coloring books and activity books for both kids and adults. The coloring book “Unicorns, Rainbows, Mermaids and More” is also an Amazon bestseller with over 1500 5 star ratings. 


Self-publishing and writing is a passion of mine and I am learning all I can about being an indie author. If you have a similar passion or are interested in writing, check out the site


If you have any feedback I’d love to hear from you.  Please contact me or leave an online review on my Amazon author page

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