Editing a children's book involves carefully improving and perfecting the story to make it interesting and easy for kids to understand.

This means looking at the plot to make sure it makes sense and is fun, creating characters that kids can like and relate to, using simple words that children can easily read and enjoy, and making sure the main idea of the story is woven throughout.

Our Editors also pay attention to how fast the story moves, the feelings the words create, the way the characters talk, and how the story keeps kids interested.

The main goal of editing a children's book is to make sure it's a well-crafted and engaging read that entertains, teaches, and connects with young readers.

Children's Book Editing

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boy in blue and white crew neck t-shirt reading book
  • Board Book Word Count: Up to 100 (ages 0 to 3) Includes 1 revision Round

  • Young Picture Book Word Count: Up to 400 (2-8 years old) Includes 1 revision Round

  • Picture Book Word Count: Up to 600 (4-8 years old) Includes 1 revision Round

  • Early Reader Word Count: 300 to 1,200 (6-8 years old) Includes 1 revision Round

  • Chapter Book Word Count: 1,200 to 10,000 (5-10 years old) Includes 1 revision Round

  • Young Middle-Grade Word Count: 10,000 to 25,000 (8-12 years old)

Which children's books do we edit?

* Children's books from middle grade onwards, will need normal Editing (developmental, line, copy editing and proofreading)

What is included?

  • marginal comments

  • offering suggestions

  • asking relevant questions

  • reading letter

* For bookings, please contact us with your preferred editing timeline or any other inquiries.


USD 0.066 PW

*Our prices are excl. a 10% tax and is not included in the displayed prices. The prices indicated are PER WORD. To book any of our services, a 25% nonrefundable deposit is required at the time of booking. If you have any questions about payment methods or payment plans, please visit our FAQ section for more information. Additionally, please note that the approximate turnaround times for our editing services vary depending on the book's word count. Generally, a 50,000-word book will be edited sooner than a 120,000-word book. We will discuss and agree upon the total number of weeks needed to edit your book before starting the process, allowing you to make an informed decision.

This information is crucial for understanding the prices offered. It is important to note that all of our prices are stated in Australian dollars (AUD). The other currencies provided are for informational purposes only and should be considered as approximate values. The final price displayed on your quote may vary due to the constantly fluctuating exchange rates between your currency and the Australian dollar. However, once you receive a quote, the price will remain the same from that point onwards.

Children's Book Editing $0.10 PW - Turnaround Time: from 6 weeks

GBP 0.052 PW

EUR 0.061 PW

CAD 0.089 PW

INR 5.48 PW

*Please be aware that our team of editors and proofreaders consists of human beings, which means that there is a possibility of overlooking mistakes, typos, or any other errors during the editing process. Despite our utmost efforts to eliminate any issues, we cannot guarantee that your book will be completely error-free. We assure you that we will always strive to provide the highest quality editing services, but there is a small chance that some errors might be missed.

(Extra) Revision Round $0.025 PW - Turnaround Time: in consultation with editor

USD 0.016 PW

GBP 0.013 PW

EUR 0.015 PW

CAD 0.022 PW

INR 1.36 PW