Jamie McGillian

Jamie McGillian - Ghostwriter

Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA

I consider myself an expert on children's books and educational resources.

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Overview

I am proud to say that I am an international author. My books have been translated to Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portugese, French, and German. With almost 20 years of experience, I am the author of more than 25 books for young readers, including the highly-acclaimed Kids'Money Book (Sterling, 2016). I have worked as an editor and writer at Sesame Workshop for nearly a decade. In addition, I have worked at Scholastic, Macmillan, Weekly Reader, and Reader's Digest, just to name a few! In addition to being a freelance writer now, I teach creative arts to young children. My passion is writing books that help young readers strengthen their social and emotional muscles, especially during these difficult times.
I am easy to work with, I have big ideas if you want to hear them. I am a fast writer once I see the big picture.
Services
Short-Form Content
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
DIY & Crafts
Education & Reference
Fiction
Middle Grade
Picture Books

Awards

  • EdPress Award

Work experience

Writer/Editor

Self-employed
January, 2003 – Present (over 19 years)

Write and edit all types of creative copy.

The Kids' Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating

Jamie Kyle McGillian

It's dollars and sense! If the only thing your children know about money is how to spend it, it's time to teach them a different lesson. This revised and updated edition of Jamie Kyle McGillian’s thorough financial guide for kids now features the latest information and fresh, fun new illustrations. It explains how to create a budget, make big bucks, invest your earnings, and donate to charity.... read more

It's dollars and sense! If the only thing your children know about money is how to spend it, it's time to teach them a different lesson. This revised and updated edition of Jamie Kyle McGillian’s thorough financial guide for kids now features the latest information and fresh, fun new illustrations. It explains how to create a budget, make big bucks, invest your earnings, and donate to charity.... read more

How to Throw the Ultimate Slumber Party: Invitations, Games, Crafts, and More!

Jamie Kyle McGillian

Go beyond pillow fights and learn how to throw a slumber party that rocks everyone’s PJs! Everyone knows that sleepovers are about FUN—not sleeping! Now, with this comprehensive guide at your side, you can throw the best slumber party ever. It’s packed with punch-out invitations, ideas on how to get organized, and theme suggestions, from “Sports Night,” to “Under the Stars,” to “Glam Girl.” Th... read more

Go beyond pillow fights and learn how to throw a slumber party that rocks everyone’s PJs! Everyone knows that sleepovers are about FUN—not sleeping! Now, with this comprehensive guide at your side, you can throw the best slumber party ever. It’s packed with punch-out invitations, ideas on how to get organized, and theme suggestions, from “Sports Night,” to “Under the Stars,” to “Glam Girl.” Th... read more

Quiz Me!

Jamie Kyle McGillian

Are you a good listener? What’s your dream job? How big is your crush? These quizzes are all about YOU! Have you ever wondered what animal you’re most like? Or what your superpower would be, if you had one? Get ready to find out! These quizzes will tell you everything from which hairstyle suits your personality to how adventurous you are and what season of the year inspires you. They may seem ... read more

Are you a good listener? What’s your dream job? How big is your crush? These quizzes are all about YOU! Have you ever wondered what animal you’re most like? Or what your superpower would be, if you had one? Get ready to find out! These quizzes will tell you everything from which hairstyle suits your personality to how adventurous you are and what season of the year inspires you. They may seem ... read more

Pieces of Lace (The Lacey Series) (Volume 1)

Jamie McGillian

What’s better than a steamy cup of Starbucks coffee? A cup of Joe and a date with Jack. But can sixteen-year old Lacey Bryce hold it all together, or will Jack Powers see that on the inside, Lacey is just a big hot mess? For Lacey, Jack’s the perfect antidote for her strained relationship with her mom, who has all of a sudden started a hot and heavy relationship of her own with the gym teacher... read more

What’s better than a steamy cup of Starbucks coffee? A cup of Joe and a date with Jack. But can sixteen-year old Lacey Bryce hold it all together, or will Jack Powers see that on the inside, Lacey is just a big hot mess? For Lacey, Jack’s the perfect antidote for her strained relationship with her mom, who has all of a sudden started a hot and heavy relationship of her own with the gym teacher... read more

Sidewalk Chalk: Outdoor Fun and Games

Jamie Kyle McGillian

Chalk it up...for great fun! With a bucket of colored, neon, glittered, swirly, or even just plain white chalk, your fingertips, and the ideas in this charmingly illustrated book, the sidewalk is yours to play on and decorate. Write your favorite sayings, draw pictures, or play games with your friends or all by yourself. You can even create a big mess and nature will take care of it, because c... read more

Chalk it up...for great fun! With a bucket of colored, neon, glittered, swirly, or even just plain white chalk, your fingertips, and the ideas in this charmingly illustrated book, the sidewalk is yours to play on and decorate. Write your favorite sayings, draw pictures, or play games with your friends or all by yourself. You can even create a big mess and nature will take care of it, because c... read more

Jamie has 13 reviews

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Tresa Green
True gem Thanks Jamie for your creative work.

Tresa Green, May 2022


manrup khatkar
Jamie was quick to respond and quick at getting edits back to me.

manrup khatkar, April 2022


Tresa Green
Jamie is great to work with, she listens to your needs and wants. Thanks Jamie for helping me bring our ideas to life. I strongly recommend Jamie for anyone who needs help putting their ideas together.

Tresa Green, April 2022


Tresa Green
Jamie is awesome I look forward to working with her again in the near future. My interaction with Jamie throughout this process seamless. Thanks a million Jamie.

Tresa Green, November 2021


Patrick Grinnals
This is my second collaboration with Jamie and it went fantastic!! I would recommend Jamie to anyone who asks!! Thank you! Patrick

Patrick Grinnals, September 2021

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