Pilkington (90)ANGELLE PILKINGTON has been a professional book editor for fifteen years. She was an in-house acquisitions/development editor for Penguin Young Readers Group before becoming a full-time freelance editor. She has edited award-winning young adult novels and series, middle grade novels and series, middle grade nonfiction, illustrated chapter books, and illustrated picture books.

Angelle has a positive, professional demeanor; a straightforward, kind approach to editorial feedback; and a meticulous eye for detail and accuracy. She truly enjoys helping authors shape their work, encouraging them to learn more about their characters, to explore something unexpected with their plotline, and to strive to inspire emotion (of any type!) in even the youngest of readers.