Catherine Laudone

@CatherineLaud

Assistant Editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Lover of tea, all things chocolate,YA & middle grade. All opinions are my own.

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Would love to see a protagonist with an unusual hobby/passion #MG #YA #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Do you want to know a secret? I have a soft spot for dragons--in MG or YA! #MSWL #MG #YA

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Would like to edit a modern-day Amelia Bedelia #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Looking for a nonfiction picture book ala Finding Winnie or A Pocket Full of Colors #PB #picturebook #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

I was a fan of the chapter book series Hank the Cow Dog-would be great to find a humorous animal chapter book in the same vein! #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Give me the witty banter, the messy mistakes & heartwarming moments--I need YA with strong mother-daughter relationships #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Still hunting for a time travel historical YA ala Outlander (can be set in diff time/era) #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Still looking for the next Ella Enchanted #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Need a MG about a girl experiencing "firsts" (first crush, period,etc.) like Jade's story in Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 12 Sep 2017

Would love a YA or MG with a body-positive message #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 11 Jun 2017

If Band of Brothers were a YA novel...not sure what that would look like but let's make it happen people! #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 24 May 2017

Agents! Looking to acquire more picture books, chapter books, MG and YA- See my updated #MSWL profile for details manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/simo…

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 13 Sep 2016

Would love to find a commercial coming-of-age #MG w/ strong female character dealing w/ typical "firsts" (periods, crushes, etc) #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 13 Sep 2016

Would love a contemporary crossover YA in the same vein as Fangirl. #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 17 Aug 2016

After staying up to watch Kerri Walsh Jennings last night (so sad they lost), I totally want a YA starring a female volleyball player #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 30 Jun 2016

Would love a contemporary #YA featuring a protag with a unique hobby, passion or sport. #MSWL

Catherine Laudone @CatherineLaud · 30 Jun 2016

Would love a magic/adventure #MG with lush world building and fun twists in same vein as Ella Enchanted/The Princess and the Hound. #MSWL