Anne Shone is a Senior Editor at Scholastic Canada. She has worked in book publishing for close to twenty years, concentrating on children’s books for the last fifteen. In that time, she has worked with many of Canada’s top children’s book authors and illustrators. Anne edits in all genres, including picture books (recent highlights include Fox and Squirrel by Ruth Ohi, Goodnight, Canada, by Andrea Beck, and Never Let You Go by Patricia Storms); novels (The Opposite of Geek by Ria Voros, and Vikki VanSickle’s Love Is a Four Letter Word); and myriad non-fiction titles at Maple Tree Press and Scholastic Canada, with Helaine Becker, Elin Kelsey, Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky, to name just a few.
Yasemin Uçar has been a children’s book
editor for sixteen years. She worked at Scholastic Canada before moving to the
UK in 2001, where she worked as a Senior Editor at Piccadilly Press in London, managing a list of about 25 titles a year. She moved back to Toronto in 2006,
and worked as a freelance editor for six years, for several publishers,
including Scholastic, Second Story Press, Madison Press Books and HarperCollins.
She joined Kids Can Press in 2012. Yasemin has worked with many popular and
award-winning authors and illustrators, including international bestselling author
Louise Rennison, Barbara Coloroso, Anne Villeneuve, Caroline Adderson, Ashley
Spires, Norah McClintock and Helaine Becker.
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