Lauren Nesworthy

Lauren Nesworthy - Editor

London, UK

I am a writer and editor specialising in franchise and licensed titles, including novelisations, tie-ins and educational children's books.

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Overview

My main area of experience is in working on titles for licensing and franchise. This includes film or TV tie-ins, guide books, educational children's books, activity books and novelisations. Through both a professional and personal interest, I have an in-depth knowledge of a number of franchises, including Disney films, Star Wars and Marvel (both film and comics).

Through working on highly detailed guide books, I have become extremely skilled at researching and fact-checking in these areas, as well as any others that I need to familiarise myself with. I can write and edit in both UK and US English, so am skilled at Americanising or Anglicising. I have experience in writing and editing for children of all ages. Services I can provide are: writing, editing, copy editing and proofreading.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Children's - Non-fiction
Entertainment
True Crime
Fiction
Middle Grade
Picture Books
Young Adult

Certifications

  • Masters Degree in Publishing

Work experience

Assistant Editor

Cornerstone
October, 2018 – Present (about 1 year)

In my role at Cornerstone, I have worked on a wide range of commercial fiction and non-fiction titles, including celebrity memoirs, true crime titles and thriller novels. I also managed the imprint's franchise list, including titles for Star Wars, Minecraft, Stranger Things and Dungeons and Dragons.

Editor and writer

Dorling Kindersley
June, 2013 – October, 2018 (over 5 years)

I began working part time as an editorial assistant in the Licensing team at DK while I was completing my Masters degree in Publishing, which led to a full-time position. I began writing titles inhouse after a few months in the job, and worked my way up to editor in 2016. Over the years, I worked on projects for a variety of properties and franchises, including Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel and DC.

Portfolio (28 selected works)

Ultimate Sticker Book: Disney Pixar Cars 3

Lauren Nesworthy

A colorful sticker book packed with more than 60 stickers featuring characters and stills from the animated movie.Disney·Pixar Cars 3: Ultimate Sticker Book is the perfect partner to Cars 3, the third installment of Disney·Pixar's Cars franchise. This Ultimate Sticker Book will feature all the memorable characters, including race car Lightning McQueen, key locations, and iconic moments from th... read more

A colorful sticker book packed with more than 60 stickers featuring characters and stills from the animated movie.Disney·Pixar Cars 3: Ultimate Sticker Book is the perfect partner to Cars 3, the third installment of Disney·Pixar's Cars franchise. This Ultimate Sticker Book will feature all the memorable characters, including race car Lightning McQueen, key locations, and iconic moments from th... read more

Disney Pixar Cars 3: The Essential Guide

DK

The ideal companion to Disney·Pixar's third installment of the Cars franchise, where you can discover everything you need to know about the exciting new Disney·Pixar movie, Cars 3.Disney·Pixar Cars 3: The Essential Guide will cover all the memorable and ever-popular characters, including race car Lightning McQueen, plus key locations, themes, and iconic moments from the movie. With lively, inf... read more

The ideal companion to Disney·Pixar's third installment of the Cars franchise, where you can discover everything you need to know about the exciting new Disney·Pixar movie, Cars 3.Disney·Pixar Cars 3: The Essential Guide will cover all the memorable and ever-popular characters, including race car Lightning McQueen, plus key locations, themes, and iconic moments from the movie. With lively, inf... read more

Ultimate Sticker Collection: Disney Frozen: With Disney Frozen Fever

Lauren Nesworthy

Containing exciting content from the new Frozen Fever short, Ultimate Sticker Collection: Disney Frozen features tons of full-color, reusable stickers of Anna, Elsa, and all of the lovable characters from Disney's beloved animated film, Frozen. Young Frozen fans can learn fun facts about their favorite characters and build their own scenes and adventures with this collection.

Containing exciting content from the new Frozen Fever short, Ultimate Sticker Collection: Disney Frozen features tons of full-color, reusable stickers of Anna, Elsa, and all of the lovable characters from Disney's beloved animated film, Frozen. Young Frozen fans can learn fun facts about their favorite characters and build their own scenes and adventures with this collection.

Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide

DK

Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide takes readers into the exciting world of Arendelle from the highest grossing animated film of all time, Frozen, and covers all of the key scenes from the movie.Featuring a lenticular cover with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide is the perfect compendium for Frozen fans of all ages.

Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide takes readers into the exciting world of Arendelle from the highest grossing animated film of all time, Frozen, and covers all of the key scenes from the movie.Featuring a lenticular cover with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide is the perfect compendium for Frozen fans of all ages.

DK Readers L2: Star Wars Rebels: Darth Vader, Rebel Hunter!: Discover the Dark Side! (DK Readers Level 2)

Lauren Nesworthy

Prepare to meet the rebels' greatest enemy yet!Learn all about one of the most terrifying figures in the Empire, Darth Vader, in DK Reader Level 2: Star Wars Rebels™: Darth Vader, Rebel Hunter! Discover how the evil Sith Lord plans to defeat the rebels once and for all.Perfect for 5–7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic imag... read more

Prepare to meet the rebels' greatest enemy yet!Learn all about one of the most terrifying figures in the Empire, Darth Vader, in DK Reader Level 2: Star Wars Rebels™: Darth Vader, Rebel Hunter! Discover how the evil Sith Lord plans to defeat the rebels once and for all.Perfect for 5–7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic imag... read more

DK Readers L2: Star Wars : Lightsaber Battles (DK Readers Level 2)

DK

Find out about the mysterious Force that powers lightsabers, meet the Jedi and Sith who wield them, and discover the tactics needed to win in a deadly lightsaber duel.This book features amazing lightsaber clashes from across the entire movie saga as well as the popular animated TV series Star Wars: Rebels. It explores the adventures of Rey and Kylo Ren, Ezra and Kanan, Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, an... read more

Find out about the mysterious Force that powers lightsabers, meet the Jedi and Sith who wield them, and discover the tactics needed to win in a deadly lightsaber duel.This book features amazing lightsaber clashes from across the entire movie saga as well as the popular animated TV series Star Wars: Rebels. It explores the adventures of Rey and Kylo Ren, Ezra and Kanan, Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, an... read more

The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange

Billy Wrecks, Danny Graydon

Discover the secrets of Doctor Strange--Master of the Mystic Arts, Sorcerer Supreme and Marvel Comic's most magical Super Hero--in The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange.This lavishly illustrated guide offers a magical mystery tour of the unique, mind-bending universe of Stephen Strange, Marvel's magical Super Hero extraordinaire. The brainchild of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Doctor Strange open... read more

Discover the secrets of Doctor Strange--Master of the Mystic Arts, Sorcerer Supreme and Marvel Comic's most magical Super Hero--in The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange.This lavishly illustrated guide offers a magical mystery tour of the unique, mind-bending universe of Stephen Strange, Marvel's magical Super Hero extraordinaire. The brainchild of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Doctor Strange open... read more

Star Wars Rebels: Visual Guide: Epic Battles

Adam Bray

Star Wars Rebels™: Visual Guide: Epic Battles is a fact-filled companion to the first and second series of the newest Star Wars animated television series. Star Wars Rebels™ is set between the events of Episodes III and IV, and the Visual Guide depicts all the galactic escapades, interesting vehicles, and fun characters fans have come to love.© & TM 2015 LUCASFILM LTD.

Star Wars Rebels™: Visual Guide: Epic Battles is a fact-filled companion to the first and second series of the newest Star Wars animated television series. Star Wars Rebels™ is set between the events of Episodes III and IV, and the Visual Guide depicts all the galactic escapades, interesting vehicles, and fun characters fans have come to love.© & TM 2015 LUCASFILM LTD.

DC Comics Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Warrior

Landry Q. Walker

Celebrate 75 years of the legendary Amazon princess and explore all aspects of the world of Wonder Woman™, from the Golden Age to the Rebirth storyline.DC Comics: Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Warrior showcases stunning Wonder Woman comic artwork and examines iconic characters as well as key issues and story lines. Packed with information on allies, enemies, locations, and muc... read more

Celebrate 75 years of the legendary Amazon princess and explore all aspects of the world of Wonder Woman™, from the Golden Age to the Rebirth storyline.DC Comics: Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Warrior showcases stunning Wonder Woman comic artwork and examines iconic characters as well as key issues and story lines. Packed with information on allies, enemies, locations, and muc... read more

Ultimate Sticker Collection: DC Comics Wonder Woman

DK

Join Wonder Woman, one of the greatest female super heroes, as she fights to protect the Earth in Ultimate Sticker Collection: DC Comics Wonder Woman.Follow the Amazon princess's adventures with the heroic Justice League team, meet her closest allies, and face her most dangerous foes. Discover amazing facts about Wonder Woman's powers, weapons and epic battles. Packed with lively and informati... read more

Join Wonder Woman, one of the greatest female super heroes, as she fights to protect the Earth in Ultimate Sticker Collection: DC Comics Wonder Woman.Follow the Amazon princess's adventures with the heroic Justice League team, meet her closest allies, and face her most dangerous foes. Discover amazing facts about Wonder Woman's powers, weapons and epic battles. Packed with lively and informati... read more

DK Readers L3: DC Comics Wonder Woman: Warrior for Justice! (DK Readers Level 3)

Liz Marsham

Enter the exciting world of Wonder Woman!Join the Amazon Princess on her quest to protect Earth from evil. Discover her amazing superpowers, read about her dangerous enemies, and meet brave allies, including the Justice League.Perfect for 7–9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 titles include in-depth information presented through more complex sentence structure with increasing amount of... read more

Enter the exciting world of Wonder Woman!Join the Amazon Princess on her quest to protect Earth from evil. Discover her amazing superpowers, read about her dangerous enemies, and meet brave allies, including the Justice League.Perfect for 7–9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 titles include in-depth information presented through more complex sentence structure with increasing amount of... read more

DK Adventures: Marvel The Avengers: Battle Against Ultron

Matt Forbeck

Some Super Villains are just too powerful for one Super Hero alone to conquer — and this is where The Avengers come in! These brave adventurers have been using their powers to protect the Earth for many years — but once they join forces, they become truly unbeatable. From Iron Man to the Hulk, meet all the fascinating Heroes that make up Earth's mightiest team of Super Heroes in the all-new DK... read more

Some Super Villains are just too powerful for one Super Hero alone to conquer — and this is where The Avengers come in! These brave adventurers have been using their powers to protect the Earth for many years — but once they join forces, they become truly unbeatable. From Iron Man to the Hulk, meet all the fascinating Heroes that make up Earth's mightiest team of Super Heroes in the all-new DK... read more

Ultimate Factivity Collection: Marvel The Avengers

DK

A fact-packed activity book filled with Super Hero action. Ultimate Factivity Collection: Marvel Avengers combines exciting facts about the Earth's mightiest Super Heroes – the Avengers – with fun activities. Learn all about Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and many others through games, sticker activities and puzzles. Engaging reference material guides the child through each activity, whil... read more

A fact-packed activity book filled with Super Hero action. Ultimate Factivity Collection: Marvel Avengers combines exciting facts about the Earth's mightiest Super Heroes – the Avengers – with fun activities. Learn all about Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and many others through games, sticker activities and puzzles. Engaging reference material guides the child through each activity, whil... read more

Ultimate Factivity Collection: Disney Frozen

DK

A fact-packed activity book filled with Frozen fun! DK's Ultimate Factivity Collection: Frozen combines exciting facts about Disney's beautiful animated movie Frozen with fun activities and over 500 stickers. Learn all about the characters like Ana and Elsa through games, challenges and sticker activities. Explore exciting locations such as the beautiful kingdom of Arendelle and Elsa's magnifi... read more

A fact-packed activity book filled with Frozen fun! DK's Ultimate Factivity Collection: Frozen combines exciting facts about Disney's beautiful animated movie Frozen with fun activities and over 500 stickers. Learn all about the characters like Ana and Elsa through games, challenges and sticker activities. Explore exciting locations such as the beautiful kingdom of Arendelle and Elsa's magnifi... read more

Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art

DK

Marvel Comics will celebrate 75 of years of comics excellence in 2014. DK commemorates this special anniversary with Marvel Comics Cover Art, a beautiful, large-scale book featuring some of the most impactful, inspiring, and unusual comic cover art to come out of the Marvel vault. With access to the rarest and most interesting cover art in Marvel's 75-year history, DK brings together an unforg... read more

Marvel Comics will celebrate 75 of years of comics excellence in 2014. DK commemorates this special anniversary with Marvel Comics Cover Art, a beautiful, large-scale book featuring some of the most impactful, inspiring, and unusual comic cover art to come out of the Marvel vault. With access to the rarest and most interesting cover art in Marvel's 75-year history, DK brings together an unforg... read more

Spider-Man Ultimate Factivity Collection

DK

All new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun With the Spider-Man Ultimate Factivity Collection, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. Packed with puzzles, games, doodles and over 500 stickers to accompany amazing facts and information. Are ... read more

All new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun With the Spider-Man Ultimate Factivity Collection, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. Packed with puzzles, games, doodles and over 500 stickers to accompany amazing facts and information. Are ... read more

Ultimate Factivity Collection: Angry Birds Star Wars

DK Publishing

A fact-packed activity book filled with all your favorite crazy characters from the Angry Birds Star Wars game. DK's Ultimate Factivity Collection: Angry Birds Star Wars is a thrilling combination of exciting facts and fun activities featuring the Rebel bird heroes and Pork Side villains from the popular game. Engaging reference material guides the child through each activity, while exciting c... read more

A fact-packed activity book filled with all your favorite crazy characters from the Angry Birds Star Wars game. DK's Ultimate Factivity Collection: Angry Birds Star Wars is a thrilling combination of exciting facts and fun activities featuring the Rebel bird heroes and Pork Side villains from the popular game. Engaging reference material guides the child through each activity, while exciting c... read more

Ultimate Sticker Collection: Star Wars Rebels: Deadly Battles

DK

DK's Ultimate Sticker Collection: Star Wars Rebels™: Deadly Battles is a fun companion to the popular animated series.Star Wars Rebels is set between the events of Star Wars™: Episodes III and IV. Continuing the adventures of the galaxy's bravest rebels, the Ultimate Sticker Collection features over 1,000 colorful stickers depicting exciting Rebel adventures, thrilling battles, evil villains s... read more

DK's Ultimate Sticker Collection: Star Wars Rebels™: Deadly Battles is a fun companion to the popular animated series.Star Wars Rebels is set between the events of Star Wars™: Episodes III and IV. Continuing the adventures of the galaxy's bravest rebels, the Ultimate Sticker Collection features over 1,000 colorful stickers depicting exciting Rebel adventures, thrilling battles, evil villains s... read more

Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles

Landry Q. Walker

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away... Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.Don't know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. From the swamps of Kashyyyk to the deserts of Jakku, from inner-city Coruscant ... read more

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away... Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.Don't know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. From the swamps of Kashyyyk to the deserts of Jakku, from inner-city Coruscant ... read more

Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide

Catherine Saunders, Beth Landis Hester

Follow the wonderful tales of the beloved Disney Princesses and meet more fun characters along the way in DK's Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide. As the pages unfold, you'll follow the stories and learn everything there is to know about your favorite Disney Princesses and their friends from the magical Disney movies. Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide's unique format showcases m... read more

Follow the wonderful tales of the beloved Disney Princesses and meet more fun characters along the way in DK's Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide. As the pages unfold, you'll follow the stories and learn everything there is to know about your favorite Disney Princesses and their friends from the magical Disney movies. Disney Princess Enchanted Character Guide's unique format showcases m... read more

The Disney Book: A Celebration of the World of Disney

Jim Fanning

Immerse yourself in the magical world of Disney and explore stunning animations, incredible live-action movies, and the magical parks and attractions of Disney with this fully-illustrated guide.The Disney Book is a beautiful, visual exploration of all things Disney from the animated and live-action movies to the theme parks and attractions that have made Disney the beloved brand it is today. T... read more

Immerse yourself in the magical world of Disney and explore stunning animations, incredible live-action movies, and the magical parks and attractions of Disney with this fully-illustrated guide.The Disney Book is a beautiful, visual exploration of all things Disney from the animated and live-action movies to the theme parks and attractions that have made Disney the beloved brand it is today. T... read more

Disney Zootopia: The Essential Guide

DK

Zootopia is in theater March 4, 2016!Explore the exciting new world from the new Disney movie, Zootopia, with DK's DIsney Zootopia: The Essential Guide, a perfect partner to the humorous new action-comedy movie, set in an animal world where humans never existed!Disney Zootopia: The Essential Guide introduces the characters, including fast-talking fox Nick Wilde and rabbit Judy Hopps. Key locat... read more

Zootopia is in theater March 4, 2016!Explore the exciting new world from the new Disney movie, Zootopia, with DK's DIsney Zootopia: The Essential Guide, a perfect partner to the humorous new action-comedy movie, set in an animal world where humans never existed!Disney Zootopia: The Essential Guide introduces the characters, including fast-talking fox Nick Wilde and rabbit Judy Hopps. Key locat... read more

Ultimate Sticker Book: Alice Through the Looking Glass (Ultimate Sticker Books)

DK

Alice Through the Looking Glass in theaters May 27, 2016DK's Ultimate Sticker Book: Alice Through the Looking Glass is the perfect companion to Disney's 2016 sequel to Alice in Wonderland with more than 60 reusable stickers and informative captions that provide extra insight into the curiosities of Underland.Join Alice as she goes through the Looking Glass with this adventure-packed sticker bo... read more

Alice Through the Looking Glass in theaters May 27, 2016DK's Ultimate Sticker Book: Alice Through the Looking Glass is the perfect companion to Disney's 2016 sequel to Alice in Wonderland with more than 60 reusable stickers and informative captions that provide extra insight into the curiosities of Underland.Join Alice as she goes through the Looking Glass with this adventure-packed sticker bo... read more

Disney Moana: The Essential Guide (DK Essential Guides)

DK

Disney's Moana in theaters November 23, 2016!Set sail to the magical world of Disney's new movie with Disney Moana: The Essential Guide, an ideal companion to Disney's new, CG-animated, comedy-adventure.Find out everything you need to know about the newest Disney heroine, Moana, and her traveling companion, the once-mighty demigod Maui, on their incredible journey across the Pacific Ocean. Dis... read more

Disney's Moana in theaters November 23, 2016!Set sail to the magical world of Disney's new movie with Disney Moana: The Essential Guide, an ideal companion to Disney's new, CG-animated, comedy-adventure.Find out everything you need to know about the newest Disney heroine, Moana, and her traveling companion, the once-mighty demigod Maui, on their incredible journey across the Pacific Ocean. Dis... read more

Disney Frozen: The Essential Collection

DK Publishing

The essential sing-along companion to the world of Frozen. Frozen: The Essential Collection takes you deep into the world of Disney's award-winning movie, Frozen. A beautiful slipcase houses an Essential Guide with all the lyrics and a fun sticker book. Find out about your favorite characters, explore Arendelle, and delve into the key scenes of the movie. With stunning images, more than 130 fu... read more

The essential sing-along companion to the world of Frozen. Frozen: The Essential Collection takes you deep into the world of Disney's award-winning movie, Frozen. A beautiful slipcase houses an Essential Guide with all the lyrics and a fun sticker book. Find out about your favorite characters, explore Arendelle, and delve into the key scenes of the movie. With stunning images, more than 130 fu... read more

Ultimate Sticker Collection: Poptropica (ULTIMATE STICKER COLLECTIONS)

DK Publishing

Welcome to the fantastical world of Poptropica® with Ultimate Sticker Collection: Poptropica®! Kids will explore the Islands and meet the colorful characters. They can re-create scenes from their adventures online or create exciting new ones with more than 1,000 full-color fun stickers. Full of fun facts and interesting information about kids' favorite virtual world, Poptropica, the fun will n... read more

Welcome to the fantastical world of Poptropica® with Ultimate Sticker Collection: Poptropica®! Kids will explore the Islands and meet the colorful characters. They can re-create scenes from their adventures online or create exciting new ones with more than 1,000 full-color fun stickers. Full of fun facts and interesting information about kids' favorite virtual world, Poptropica, the fun will n... read more

Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered

Amber Hunt, Emily G. Thompson

Discover the stories behind 20 of the most infamous unsolved murders of the last century, including the Black Dahlia, the Zodiac Killer, and the JonBenét Ramsey case.This true crime book lets you judge for yourself, investigating some of the most infamous unsolved cases of the 20th and 21st centuries. It presents crime scenes, crucial evidence, witnesses, and persons of interest along with ess... read more

Discover the stories behind 20 of the most infamous unsolved murders of the last century, including the Black Dahlia, the Zodiac Killer, and the JonBenét Ramsey case.This true crime book lets you judge for yourself, investigating some of the most infamous unsolved cases of the 20th and 21st centuries. It presents crime scenes, crucial evidence, witnesses, and persons of interest along with ess... read more

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