Experience
Here is a small selection of books I have worked on. All book-cover images © their respective owners.
Freelance work (2012–present)
Copy-editing, proofreading, typesetting and page design, ebook conversion, list development and consulting for many publishing services agencies, publishers and self-publishers: including whitefox Publishing Services; Titan Books; Scholastic Children’s Books; Nosy Crow; Templar; Kings Road Publishing; Square and Circus; Terry Deary and Madnotes Media. Through whitefox I have contributed to projects for Head of Zeus; HarperCollins; Unbound; Thomas & Mercer; Lake Union Publishing; Ebury Publishing; Watkins; Flame Tree Publishing; Andrew Jennings; Ellie Holmes and many others

Scholastic Children’s Books
Desk Editor/Project Editor/Senior Editor/Editorial Director/Editorial Project Manager working on series including: Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, Horrible Geography, My Story (historical fiction for 8–12s). I was Dr Christian Jessen’s editor on Dr Christian’s Guide to Growing Up (May 2013). Commissioned and edited two Blue Peter 'Best Book with Facts' winners: Horrible Geography Planet in Peril and Horrible Science House of Horrors

Dorling Kindersley
Hugo’s Language Books Managing Editor (print and audio books)

Writing credits
Devised, wrote and edited Klutz: Paper Fashions Yesterday – a craft book about historical costume
Book-o-rama Dinosaurs and Space with Tim Wesson
Knights and Castles Shuffle Puzzle Book with Steve Noon
Dinosaur Magnet Book with Louis Rey
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