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About Summer Dawn

I am an independent children's book editor. I am a children's bookseller with the oldest independent bookstore chain on the West Coast. I am very dependent on my friends, under-eye concealer, and chocolate. After ten years working in-house at children's book publishers--most recently as senior editor at Tricycle Press, the kid's division of Ten Speed Press, and previously at Chronicle Books for C... More
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1. The BFG (Paperback)
    Author: Roald Dahl
    Illustrator: Quentin Blake
    Publisher: Puffin
Ages 9-12 7/2/2008
Summer Dawn said: Oh how I love Mr. Dahl's BFG language. And who wouldn't want to have tea with the Queen of England? A pure romp.
tags: I'm reading , I read
3,588 Reviews  
2. Time Bomb (Hardcover)
    Author: Nigel Hinton
    Publisher: Tricycle Press
Young Adults 11/28/2007
Summer Dawn said: Such great, intelligent writing with a spot-on presentation of boyhood camaraderie.
tags: I edited
25 Reviews  
3. Don't Laugh at Me (Reading Rainbow Book) (Hardcover)
    Author: Allen Shamblin, Steve Seskin
    Illustrator: Glin Dibley
    Publisher: Tricycle Press
Ages 4-8 11/27/2007
Summer Dawn said: Love the art! Love the message! Love the song!
tags: I edited
130 Reviews  
4. First Book of Sushi (World Snacks) (Board book)
    Author: Amy Wilson Sanger
    Illustrator: Amy Wilson Sanger
    Publisher: Tricycle Press
Ages 4-8 11/27/2007
Summer Dawn said: Best selling standout that started it all.
tags: I edited
135 Reviews  
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Comment by R.J. Ray on 4/9/2010 at 9:28 PM:
Ms. Laurie,

I am in need of an editor for my historical fiction middle grade chapter book.

Please let me know if interested.

Thank you.

R.J. Ray
Comment by Nancy Shulenberger on 1/26/2010 at 11:48 AM:
Summer - I lost contact with you - we moved up to Ashland, Oregon. It's wonderful up here - great creative spirits in the air. Working on a YA (first effort in that genre). Would love to know how you are doing. Still editing?
Nancy Shulenberger
Comment by Ruby Emam on 4/28/2009 at 4:12 PM:
I have published my first book "The Little Black Fish". You might be interested, please get in touch as I need all the help I can get from people like you to promote it.
Comment by Gregory Gunther on 4/9/2009 at 7:19 PM:
Looks like you get to go to all the fun events.
Comment by Tom Hannah on 1/27/2009 at 7:29 AM:
Hi Summer, Thanks for adding us as a friend,and also thanks for reading about The Endless String. Our best to you Tom and Tess
Comment by Kelly Milner Halls on 9/12/2008 at 2:03 PM:
Summer, you smart thing, you turn up everywhere. Bring me up to date on what you're working on.

Comment by Andy J Smith on 7/2/2008 at 12:41 PM:
I'll give Deb Hell for not being on here... I'll see that she hops aboard. All the best!
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 6/4/2008 at 4:40 PM:
Hi Summer, I just came across your profile through Juka's profile. I was wondering if you'd like to look at my manuscript for my book. Even though it's on its about to go to the printer, maybe a last minute objective review wouldn't hurt. Who knows you could actually be doing me a favor by saying "S... more
Comment by Lissa Rovetch on 3/24/2008 at 12:18 AM:
Hi Summer, meant to try to catch up with you last night - crazy busy but good I thought. How's everything going?
Comment by Laurel Snyder on 2/23/2008 at 11:53 PM:

I miss you!

Comment by Jennifer Laughran on 2/20/2008 at 7:46 PM:
I can't figure this site out. Argh.

Also, fixed my profile! thx!

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