Having spent 12 years working in various editorial roles at HarperCollins Children's Books, Egmont and Parragon, I have had the privilege of working with some amazing authors and illustrators, such as Judith Kerr, Oliver Jeffers and Michael Bond. I've also written too many books to count (hundreds!) for some high-profile brands, from Thomas the Tank Engine and Winnie-the-Pooh to Mr. Men and Frozen.
Since going freelance I have enjoyed the variety of writing and editing books for a wide range of readers, having recently written a set of pre-school storybooks, edited a recipe book about slime and written a guide to Robot Wars.
I love writing and editing books for children and take great care to ensure my work is age-appropriate, entertaining and most importantly, lots of fun to read.
Mentored a talented team of editors to develop exciting, thoughtful and imaginative books.
Planned content for storybooks, novelty books, activity books, annuals and treasuries.
Signed off layouts for up to 400 books a year to ensure the editorial was consistent, grammatically correct, on brand and age appropriate.
Worked closely with licensors such as Disney and Marvel.
Project-managed my own list of titles for some of the world's best-loved characters, such as Winnie-the-Pooh, the Mr. Men and Thomas the Tank Engine.
Working as part of an amazing creative team, we produced award-winning books that were read by children around the world.
Learned an adaptable writing style due to the variety of brands, enabling me to write and edit my work to suit different readers and different age groups.
This super-sized sticker treasury is also packed with over 400 fun and fascinating facts about animals and nature. Meet the animals from the beloved Eric Carle picture books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and use over 600 stickers to complete activities on every page. Plus, there are lots more animal stickers just for fun! page. Plus, there are lots more animal stickers just for fun! Perfect... read more
Disney Beauty and the Beast Write, Inspire, Create allows you to let your imagination come to life. Be inspired by the mysterious and magical world of Beauty and the Beast, the live-action re-telling of the studio's animated classic. Create a new song for the enchanted objects to sing, imagine a brand-new beginning to the story, and write Belle's diary for a week. Do you dare enter the Beast's... read more
Title: Twinkles, Arthur and Puss <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: Judith Kerr <>Publisher: COLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS
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An editor with expertise in children's books, literacy and artwork design, I’ve worked with authors such as Julia Donaldson and Terry Deary.
I'm an enthusiastic freelance editor with experience across the industry--bookselling, marketing, publicity, agency, editorial, and writing.