ABOUT MARGARET ROC

  • Margaret Roc

    As a teacher and Teacher Librarian, Margaret especially
    enjoyed exciting children in reading and imparting the love of books.

    Margaret began writing when her
    own children were born and she has continued writing in her spare time ever
    since. She is n
    ow the author,
    co-author and editor of more than 50 books for children and teachers including
    picture books, early readers and non-fiction books.

    Most
    of her picture books are light-hearted and amusing but deal with important
    themes like loneliness, friendship, family and belonging. She loves writing
    about animals and many of her non-fiction books are about animals and the
    environment. Her latest books Jellybean Goes to School
    (PenguinRandomHouse),
    Australia’s Critically Endangered Animals and Australia’s
    Deadly and Dangerous Animals and Plants
    (Heinemann) are on the NSW
    Premier’s Reading Challenge.