Hi! I'm Australian author Margaret Roc

Welcome to my website

I’ve written, co-written and edited over 50 books for children and teachers. There are books about noodles and dolphins. There are books about dangerous animals and about finding a friend. There’s something for everyone. I hope you enjoy discovering them on my website.

I write
fiction books

Fiction books are storybooks.
I write picture books and early readers for children

I write
non-fiction books

Non-fiction books are information books. I write books about animals and places.

Jellybean Goes To School

Jellybean is a little girl longing to learn about the world and make friends.

But is she ready to leave Mum behind and start school?

At first Jellybean is nervous, but her new teacher brings magic into the classroom.

And Jellybean’s imagination brings her new surroundings to life in many wild and wonderful ways with the help of her new friend, Alex.

An inspiring story for all children about to start school or pre-school.

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