Fun & Thought-Provoking

Books for Tweens

From realistic fiction to multi-cultural fantasy, Margaret’s got a book for every kid.

Write with MD

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Bring your ideas to the page. Have a book or screenplay idea, need content, or just want an ear? You’ve come to the right place.

School Visits & Workshops

Get kids engaged and inspired with Margaret. An improv performer and former teacher, Margaret’s dynamic presentations can be linked to many cross-curricular activities. Available via Zoom or in-person.

Women’s Fiction

Margaret is also the author of four award-winning women’s fiction novels, perfect for book clubs. Available for book clubs via Zoom or in-person (local).

How do you get kids to love reading and writing in this age of technology? The answer’s simple: give them books they enjoy reading!

But can a novel be both fun to read and deal with weighty topics? Yes. Margaret Dilloway’s books explore a range of experiences and delve into subjects that can be directly applied to cross-curricular activities.

Margaret’s books embody these core values:

  • Kindness
  • Empathy
  • Diligence
  • Grit
  • Integrity

making them perfect for developing tweens into good citizens.



Children’s Literature Council of Southern California Excellence in a Work of Juvenile Fiction: SUMMER OF A THOUSAND PIES

American Library Association’s Asian/Pacific Islander Librarian Association Honor Award for Children’s Fiction: MOMOTARO: XANDER AND THE LOST ISLAND OF MONSTERS

American Library Association’s Literary Tastes Award for Best Women’s Fiction: THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS

The Pulpwood Queens International Book Club Bonus Book of the Year: THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS


Margaret Dilloway is the award-winning author of 10 novels for tweens and adults.

Get in Touch

Questions? Want to book a visit or a consultation? Let’s talk!