I offer a range of services to a range of publishers and self-publishers.
Scholastic Children’s Books Reformatting Horrible Histories, Horrible Science and Murderous Maths series.
Editorial work on My Story and I Was There series. Ebook conversion and consultancy. Publicity support.
Nosy Crow Fixed-format ePub conversion with audio and text highlighting, consultancy and project development –
children’s picture books.
White Fox Ltd (Publishing services agency) Typesetting, ebook conversion, editorial – adult fiction, erotic fiction,
YA fiction and biography.
Mary Glasgow Magazines Consultancy, ebook development – language-learning magazines.
Jennifer Luithlen Agency Ebook conversion and consultancy – YA and children’s fiction.
Templar Publishing Project development – children’s illustrated non fiction.
Windmill Books Ltd Content conversion, digital-publishing consultancy and training – adult non fiction.
Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency Digitizing and typesetting – children’s fiction.
Colin West Reformatting and fixed-format ebook conversion – children’s picture books.
Terry Deary Ltd Ebook conversion and typesetting – children’s fiction.
Frilly Fish Editorial support – children’s activity books.
Hot Page Publishing Typesetting and ebook conversion – YA fiction.
Mad Notes Media Typesetting, ebook conversion, editorial and consultancy – YA fiction.
Ann Bryant Typesetting and ebook conversion – YA fiction.
Xbooksonline Typesetting and ebook conversion – erotic fiction.
The Bootleg Sixties Website maintenance, ebook conversion, photography – touring band and theatre show.
University of the West of England Occasional Visiting Lecturer Science Communication.
Various editorial roles in children's non fiction. Also edited the My Story series: historical fiction
Managing editor on the Hugo's Language Books list.
Murderous Maths: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. Brand new for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator, perform amazing card tricks and even read minds! Illustrated by Philip Reeve and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children ca... read more
House of Horrors lifts the roof on the disgusting details of domestic life as only Horrible Science. Who lives in a house like this? Just about everyone. This book will have the cleanest of neat freaks running for cover when they discover what they'll never be able to get out of the carpet. House of Horrors dishes the dirt on the secret life of dust mites and parasitic pet poo. Shortlisted for... read more
This isn't about turning kids into artists; it's about turning them into HORRIBLE artists. The amazing Tony De Saulles shares the secrets of his uniquely 'squishy' style. For everyone who's ever dreamed of drawing mad scientists, farting cows and elephant poo. Definitely not for those who love to draw kittens, pretty flowers and fluffy bunnies...
"As Dad went out for the evening shift, he looked up and said grimly 'If they're ever going to come, it'll be on a night like this.' And sure enough the first air raid warning came at a few minutes past nine." It's 1940. Edie Benson lives happily with her family in Lewisham, London. Little does she know that the summer will be one of air-raid sirens and bombs raining down, tearing the heart ou... read more
Becky Mortkowicz's family are Jewish refugees from Poland, while Claudette leads a happy carefree life in Paris. Two girls from very different backgrounds, but the horrors of the Nazi occupation will bring them dramatically together. Becky's family have been forced to flee Warsaw for France and are offered a home by Claudette's father. The friendship between the two girls blossoms, but Becky's... read more
When Penelope Fitzsimmons arrives at Langdown Manor to live with relatives she's never met, she feels desperately alone and unwanted - until she meets Fred. They are two of a kind: restless, unconventional and daring - wanting more from life than what's expected of them. But she's an upper-class girl and he's a servant. How can they ever be together when society keeps them apart?
This title provides everything needed to make fashions from history. It includes acid-free designer paper, embellishments, simple-to-use stencils, and coat-hangers to keep creations safe.
From outstanding new graduate talent Thomas Flintham, this is a puzzle book with a difference. Beautifully rendered black-and-white intricate mazes will keep children absorbed for hours on end. Children can find their way through the fur of a great big bear, help squirrels reach nuts at the top of a tall tree, and aid a knight in his quest for the castle. Every child will find themselves delig... read more
No question is too cringey for Embarrassing Bodies expert Dr Christian! In this no-nonsense guide, he's here to answer all those awkward questions about puberty, your body and the process of growing up.
The Rock 'n' Roll Diaries is an electrifying new series following the fortunes of a teenage rock band from London, The RockAteers. Their Mission: World Domination. This page turning quartet of Young Adult novels has already garnered thousands of online fans since its launch in 2015.When Burt decides he must start a rock band to win the love of Bex, the hottest girl in the school, he is forced ... read more
A drunken bet means that Rosie, Kelly and Serena have just one year in which to turn their lives around…One year to find the best job, the best boyfriend and most important of all, the best sex. But of course Fate always has other things in store!
Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker and a quirky cast of characters as they find out everything there is to know about space. Fact-packed, fun-packed, get packed ...and head for Henry's House!
Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...There's a pyramid in the back garden and a pharaoh in the living room! Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker and a quirky cast of characters as they find out about ancient Egyptians. Fact-packed, fun-packed, get packed ...and head for Henry's House!
This is the next title in the colour "Horrible Geography Handbooks" series. From climate change to carbon footprints "How to Save the Planet" is a Horribly useful guide the environmental issues children are most concerned about and offers oodles of ideas of things readers can do to help to save the planet.
Two fourteen year old girls. Two secrets, which bubble and simmer and finally explode. Bethany is convinced she can make it work. Laurette is French. She is the perfect best friend. The sister replacement. Against a backdrop of a summer holiday in England, Laurette gradually becomes aware that Bethany is not all she seemed to be in France. Unable to contact her parents, Laurette feels increasi... read more
THE HUNGER is the exciting tale of a girl swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland, set at the time of the Potato Famine. It's 1845, and blight has destroyed the precious potato crop leaving Ireland starving. Phyllis works hard to support her struggling family, but when her mother's health deteriorates she sets off in search of her rebel brother and is soon swept up in Ireland's fight... read more
What do cars, stars, skyscrapers, and ice cream all have in common? They're all made from the same 92 ingredients...and so are we. And so is everything in the entire universe! How to Make a Universe with 92 Ingredients presents a unique and imaginative way for young readers to connect chemistry and science with their daily lives. By using dozens of familiar objects (trees, cell phones, the Sun... read more
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