Luana Horry

Luana Horry - Editor

Jersey City, NJ, USA

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English (US)
Children’s Non-Fiction
Picture Books


  • PW Star Watch Honoree (2021)

Work experience

Senior Editor

HarperCollins Publishers
April, 2016 – Present (about 6 years)

Portfolio (30 selected works)

I Promise

James, LeBron, Mata, Nina

Not Quite Snow White

Franklin, Ashley, Glenn, Ebony

My Hair

Cox, Danielle Murrell, Cox, Danielle Murrell

Dear Baby: A Love Letter to Little Ones

Rosenthal, Paris, Hatam, Holly

Ready to Fly: How Sylvia Townsend Became the Bookmobile Ballerina

Lyon, Lea, LaFaye, Alexandria, Gibson, Jessica

Welcome to the Party

Union, Gabrielle, Evans, Ashley

Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!

Dean, James, Dean, Kimberly, Dean, James

The Couch Potato

John, Jory, Oswald, Pete

Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens

O'Connor, Jane, Glasser, Robin Preiss

You Are My Happy

Kotb, Hoda, Mason, Suzie

Lulu the Llamacorn

Mirabella, Rosina, Huff, Morgan


Lamb, Anne, Kenens, Sofie

Scribbly: A Real Imaginary Friend Tale

Adamson, Ged, Adamson, Ged

The McClure Twins: Make It Fashion

McClure, Ava, McClure, Alexis, Dawson, Courtney

Shady Baby

Union, Gabrielle, Wade, Dwyane, Whitaker, Tara Nicole

Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination

Dean, James, Dean, Kimberly, Dean, James

A Bear to Share

Alba, Jessica, Patricof, Kelly Sawyer, Weinstein, Norah, Más, Alicia

Better Together, Cinderella

Franklin, Ashley, Glenn, Ebony


Appert, Anne, Appert, Anne

The Snowflake

Davies, Benji, Davies, Benji

The Smart Cookie (Food Group)

John, Jory, Oswald, Pete

A Spoonful of Faith

Holliday, Jena, Holliday, Jena

A Friend for Yoga Bunny

Russo, Brian, Russo, Brian

A Good Thing Happened Today

Figueroa, Michelle, Kaulitzki, Ramona

Girl Dad

Williams, Sean, Davis, Jay

Luana has 4 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Melissa Richeson
Very kind and insightful! So nice to work with!

Melissa Richeson, January 2022

Charlotte Frohwitter
One word: epic!!! <3 Again and again and again!

Charlotte Frohwitter, December 2021

Ni Fos
Working with Luana Horry has been an honor and a joy. It was especially enjoyable as she resonated with my story and helped steer my book in a better direction than what I had started out with. Her revisions were always clear and helpful in aiding me to tailor my writing for a children's audience. I highly recommend Luana Horry for your editing needs and if you are looking for a professional w...
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Ni Fos, November 2021

Charlotte Frohwitter
Luana was beyond helpful! Can‘t wait to work with her on more projects to come!

Charlotte Frohwitter, September 2021

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