Priyanka Lamichhane

Priyanka Lamichhane - Editor

Washington DC, USA

Editor and book publishing professional specializing in children’s nonfiction content. Former Senior Editor at National Geographic Kids.

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Overview

An accomplished and hardworking editing professional with a demonstrated ability to deliver high quality nonfiction content. An efficient and goal-oriented project manager with excellent organizational skills and the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget. An energetic and creative problem solver always willing to adapt to change and be part of a team. A personable and constructive manger dedicated to motivating and encouraging others.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Children's - Non-fiction

Work experience

Senior Editor

National Geographic
January, 2014 – October, 2019 (over 5 years)

Editor

National Geographic
February, 2010 – February, 2014 (about 4 years)

Associate Editor

National Geographic
January, 2006 – January, 2010 (about 4 years)

Editorial Assistant

National Geographic
February, 2005 – January, 2006 (11 months)

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters

Donna Jo Napoli

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading AssociationCapitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSCThe new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli... read more

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading AssociationCapitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSCThe new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli... read more

National Geographic Kids Encyclopedia of American Indian History and Culture: Stories, Timelines, Maps, and More

Cynthia O'Brien

American Indian customs, stories, and history come to life in this important and authoritative reference, artfully designed and packaged for kids and students.More than 160 tribes are featured in this outstanding new encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of the history of North America's Native peoples. From the Apache to the Zuni, readers will learn about each tribe's history,... read more

American Indian customs, stories, and history come to life in this important and authoritative reference, artfully designed and packaged for kids and students.More than 160 tribes are featured in this outstanding new encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of the history of North America's Native peoples. From the Apache to the Zuni, readers will learn about each tribe's history,... read more

Fly With Me: A Celebration of Birds through Pictures, Poems, and Stories

Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple

Enchanting stories, lyrical poems, stunning photography, and fascinating science fill the pages of this treasury celebrating the amazing world of birds.This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day. While it's beautiful, it's also full of valuable real science about these wondrou... read more

Enchanting stories, lyrical poems, stunning photography, and fascinating science fill the pages of this treasury celebrating the amazing world of birds.This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day. While it's beautiful, it's also full of valuable real science about these wondrou... read more

National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas

Jam packed with the latest data, bright, bold images, large maps, a brand-new design, and lively information about the world’s land, people, and animals, the third edition Beginner’s World Atlas will be the most up-to-date world reference for kids ages 5–8. True to National Geographic’s reputation and legacy, we’ve created this atlas with the same care and attention to detail as our renowned a... read more

Jam packed with the latest data, bright, bold images, large maps, a brand-new design, and lively information about the world’s land, people, and animals, the third edition Beginner’s World Atlas will be the most up-to-date world reference for kids ages 5–8. True to National Geographic’s reputation and legacy, we’ve created this atlas with the same care and attention to detail as our renowned a... read more

Treasury of Bible Stories

Donna Jo Napoli

The timeless tales from the early books of the Bible have captivated generations. In this lush storybook, the fresh voice of lyrical storyteller Donna Jo Napoli and the lavish artwork of Christina Balit bring classic stories to life for a young, modern audience.Noah's Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, the ten plagues, Daniel and the lions' den, Jonah and the giant fish, and many more of the Bible... read more

The timeless tales from the early books of the Bible have captivated generations. In this lush storybook, the fresh voice of lyrical storyteller Donna Jo Napoli and the lavish artwork of Christina Balit bring classic stories to life for a young, modern audience.Noah's Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, the ten plagues, Daniel and the lions' den, Jonah and the giant fish, and many more of the Bible... read more

Our Country's Presidents: A Complete Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency

Ann Bausum

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is... read more

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is... read more

Captain Aquatica (Science Superheroes)

Jessica Cramp, Grace Hill Smith, Joe Levit

Take to the seas with marine conservationist and shark researcher Captain Aquatica and her hammerhead shark sidekick, Fin, to explore the ocean's wettest and wildest depths and get the latest facts from the field!Scientist Jessica Cramp illuminates her work studying sharks and protecting our amazing ocean with in-depth scientific info and comic-book flair. Cramp's conversational and witty expl... read more

Take to the seas with marine conservationist and shark researcher Captain Aquatica and her hammerhead shark sidekick, Fin, to explore the ocean's wettest and wildest depths and get the latest facts from the field!Scientist Jessica Cramp illuminates her work studying sharks and protecting our amazing ocean with in-depth scientific info and comic-book flair. Cramp's conversational and witty expl... read more

Ultimate Bugopedia: The Most Complete Bug Reference Ever (National Geographic Kids)

Darlyne Murawski, Nancy Honovich

Welcome to the hidden world of the most popular bugs on Earth. Opening the beautiful and accessible pages of this book is like turning over a series of stones under which you'll find a fascinating array of the world's coolest creepy-crawlies. This fully photographic book profiles bugs, beetles, wasps, bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, flies, crickets and grasshoppers... read more

Welcome to the hidden world of the most popular bugs on Earth. Opening the beautiful and accessible pages of this book is like turning over a series of stones under which you'll find a fascinating array of the world's coolest creepy-crawlies. This fully photographic book profiles bugs, beetles, wasps, bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, flies, crickets and grasshoppers... read more

Absolute Expert: Rocks & Minerals

Ruth Strother

From amethysts and tanzanite to the sparkling geodes and erupting volcanoes, get the latest geological insights and intel straight from the field from National Geographic explorer and geophysicist Dr. Sarah Stamps.Ready to go on a rocking great adventure? Travel across the globe to find out how the Earth formed so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the layers of rock beneath th... read more

From amethysts and tanzanite to the sparkling geodes and erupting volcanoes, get the latest geological insights and intel straight from the field from National Geographic explorer and geophysicist Dr. Sarah Stamps.Ready to go on a rocking great adventure? Travel across the globe to find out how the Earth formed so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the layers of rock beneath th... read more

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)

Jill Esbaum

Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about a world of possibilities and taps into their natural curi... read more

Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about a world of possibilities and taps into their natural curi... read more

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia, Second Edition

Don Lessem

Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today! The new edition of the popular Nat Geo Kids Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new fi... read more

Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today! The new edition of the popular Nat Geo Kids Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new fi... read more

Try This!: 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

Karen Romano Young

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosion... read more

Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles, and 50 creative science projects that take interactivity to a whole new level. Dynamic photos and art highlight projects step by step so kids can conduct experiments with confidence and accuracy. Most projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosion... read more

Jump Into Science: Dirt

Steve Tomecek

What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in! This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself exper... read more

What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in! This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself exper... read more

Taking Cover: One Girl's Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution

Nioucha Homayoonfar

This coming-of-age memoir, set during the Iranian Revolution, tells the true story of a young girl who moves to Tehran from the U.S. and has to adjust to living in a new country, learning a new language, and starting a new school during one of the most turbulent periods in Iran's history.When five-year-old Nioucha Homayoonfar moves from the U.S. to Iran in 1976, its open society means a life w... read more

This coming-of-age memoir, set during the Iranian Revolution, tells the true story of a young girl who moves to Tehran from the U.S. and has to adjust to living in a new country, learning a new language, and starting a new school during one of the most turbulent periods in Iran's history.When five-year-old Nioucha Homayoonfar moves from the U.S. to Iran in 1976, its open society means a life w... read more

National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas: Maps, Games, Activities, and More for Hours of Backseat Fun

Crispin Boyer

Keeping kids entertained while on a long drive can be a challenge, but the National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Atlas can help. This book includes easy-to-read, simple road maps of each state and Washington, D.C., and a map of the United States. State symbols, cool things to do, boredom busters, fun facts, wacky roadside attractions, and games accompany the maps and provide engaging inf... read more

Keeping kids entertained while on a long drive can be a challenge, but the National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Atlas can help. This book includes easy-to-read, simple road maps of each state and Washington, D.C., and a map of the United States. State symbols, cool things to do, boredom busters, fun facts, wacky roadside attractions, and games accompany the maps and provide engaging inf... read more

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Weatherpedia: The most complete weather reference ever

Stephanie Warren Drimmer

What's the weather? Wake up to this ultimate reference, teeming with fascinating facts, amazing features, the latest science, and tons of close-up images of the wildest weather on the planet.Did you know that a bolt of lightning can crack through the air at up to 136,000 miles per hour and reach temperatures hotter than the surface of the sun? Or that if all the ice in the Antarctic melted, th... read more

What's the weather? Wake up to this ultimate reference, teeming with fascinating facts, amazing features, the latest science, and tons of close-up images of the wildest weather on the planet.Did you know that a bolt of lightning can crack through the air at up to 136,000 miles per hour and reach temperatures hotter than the surface of the sun? Or that if all the ice in the Antarctic melted, th... read more

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