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From the Editors: 'I Love the Collaborative Effort'

Seeking 'books that are honest and open, and that help kids navigate through their world as it is now' this editor wants titles that could spin off into series

- December 5, 2006

Name/ company: Julia Richardson, Simon & Schuster Children’s
Age: 40
Title: Editorial director, Aladdin Paperbacks
How long have you been at Simon & Schuster Children's? 13 years
How long have you been in publishing? 16 years

Can you give me an overview on what kinds of books Simon & Schuster Children's publishes, and who your target audience is? The entire children's division publishes for kids from birth to mid-thirties. Little Simon does novelty and board books for very young children. Simon Spotlight does licensed books for toddlers to middle schoolers. Simon Scribbles does color and activity books. The hardcover trade imprints ...

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