Our Top 12 Children’s Book Proofreaders

Unlock the Magic of Your Children’s Book With ServiceScape's Proofreading Services

Our proofreaders specialize in refining and perfecting your narrative, ensuring every word contributes to the magical journey your young readers will embark upon. Trust in our expertise to enhance your book's enchanting world, captivating characters, and engaging storyline.

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1. EditrixJD

2,384 Client Reviews
103,185 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from Brigham Young University

Starting at $9.45 USD per page


2. WickedWordsmith

1,164 Client Reviews
59,357 Pages Edited

Editor at the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship

Starting at $7.50 USD per page


3. Acey

1,319 Client Reviews
46,425 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing

Starting at $7.95 USD per page


4. ErrorProof

815 Client Reviews
28,824 Pages Edited

B.S. in Psychology from Rutgers University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


5. EMThompson

428 Client Reviews
22,088 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


6. YourProfessor

4,478 Client Reviews
240,934 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


7. AcadConsult

1,322 Client Reviews
80,770 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island

Starting at $9.99 USD per page


8. WriteOn

323 Client Reviews
9,968 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina

Starting at $22.00 USD per page


9. Ms._Litteraria

257 Client Reviews
5,670 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from Lehigh University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page


10. Scriba

198 Client Reviews
4,157 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from the University of South Carolina

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


11. Keith2314

103 Client Reviews
2,906 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


12. EditorEnRoute

17 Client Reviews
528 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Nella Media Group

Starting at $12.00 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

ServiceScape is built on 23 years worth of experience, working on over 338,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

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Elevating children's literature with ServiceScape

A successful children's book does more than tell a story; it ignites imaginations and fosters a lifelong love of reading. Central to creating this captivating world for young readers is meticulous proofreading, ensuring every word, sentence, and paragraph is flawlessly crafted. At ServiceScape, we understand the impact that a well-polished book can have on a child's reading journey.

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Our proofreading services are designed to elevate your children's book, making it a memorable experience for your young audience. We pay attention to every detail, from grammar and punctuation to narrative flow and word choice, all of which play a crucial role in engaging a child's curiosity and imagination.

Our skilled children's book proofreaders bring to the table an understanding of your target audience, age-appropriate language, and the nuances that make a children's book engaging. They have the ability to transform a good story into an unforgettable reading experience. More than just identifying and rectifying errors, ServiceScape proofreaders will delve into the heart of your story, preserving its essence while enhancing its readability and appeal.

Partner with us to transform your children's book into a magical voyage of words that both entertains and educates.

Find the best fit for your children's book

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Navigating ServiceScape's diverse pool of professional children's book proofreaders is as simple as a few clicks. Our platform is designed for ease and convenience, allowing you to browse, compare, and select the proofreader who best fits your book's needs. You can learn about their experiences, specialties, and personal proofreading styles all at a glance.

The proficiency of our proofreaders is on full display through ratings, reviews, and comprehensive work samples available in their profiles. These resources give you a clear idea of their capabilities and their dedication to delivering exceptional results. With such extensive information at your disposal, you can feel confident in choosing the perfect proofreader for your project. Rest assured, every ServiceScape proofreader brings a unique blend of expertise and passion to your book, enhancing it while maintaining its heart and spirit. Discover your ideal children's book proofreader on ServiceScape today.

What we will do for you

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At ServiceScape, we take pride in our commitment to understanding the unique requirements of every children's book we work on. Each book is a world in itself, and we approach it with the respect and attention it deserves. We appreciate that every children's book carries a message, a lesson, a spark of imagination, and our goal is to help that shine through.

Our proofreaders are not only familiar with but excel in adhering to industry standards for children's literature. They stay updated on current trends and expectations, ensuring your book meets the evolving demands of the publishing industry and the expectations of your young readers. With a firm grip on language appropriateness, narrative flow, and the delicate balance of education and entertainment, our proofreaders enhance your book while preserving its core identity.

Our proofreaders are equipped to handle a wide variety of tasks tailored to the unique needs of your manuscript, including:

  • Correcting spelling, grammar, syntax, and punctuation errors.
  • Ensuring age appropriateness by assessing word choice, vocabulary, and content.
  • Examining rhyme and meter for rhyming books.
  • Recommending text page layout for picture books.
  • Enhancing readability, clarity, and flow of the text.
  • Ensuring tonal consistency throughout the book.
  • Verifying consistency in regional English spelling conventions, including American, British, Canadian, and Australian English.
  • Recommending removal of redundant or unnecessary content to maintain focus.
  • Evaluating your manuscript holistically to ensure ideas are fully developed.
  • Providing feedback on the overall impact of the book.

With our meticulous approach to proofreading, we will ensure that your children's book is polished and ready for the eager hands and minds of young readers.

Open communication for seamless collaboration

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Collaboration is key to creating an enchanting children's book, and that collaboration relies on open, constant communication. At ServiceScape, we facilitate seamless exchanges between authors and proofreaders, ensuring every concern, suggestion, or query finds a receptive ear and timely response.

From the moment you begin working with your chosen proofreader, we foster an environment of collaborative dialogue. Whether it's through our secure messaging system or scheduled teleconferencing, your communication with your proofreader will be clear, consistent, and convenient. This ease of contact guarantees that your book’s narrative and message remain true to your vision, while benefiting from our proofreader's expertise in refining and enhancing the story.

Start your journey with ServiceScape today

Take the first step towards creating a magical children's book that enthralls its readers. We invite you to explore the profiles of our expert children's book proofreaders and select the perfect match who can breathe life into your manuscript.

Our team at ServiceScape is excited to accompany you on this rewarding journey. We're ready to assist in transforming your manuscript into a captivating children's book, filled with unforgettable moments, engaging narratives, and lessons that will last a lifetime. Let's start this adventure today!

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire a proofreader?

You can hire a proofreader in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the proofreader you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the proofreader will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the proofreader will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape proofreaders provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find a proofreader you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the proofreader accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample proofread version within a couple of days.

How do I contact a proofreader?

To contact a proofreader about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the proofreader you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your proofreader replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with a proofreader?

If you would like to speak with a proofreader directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find a proofreader you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for proofreaders?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most proofreader profiles. Just find your proofreader and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi. In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the proofreaders have done in the past?

Many proofreaders have portfolios which feature their proofreading. Just find your proofreader and click on the "View Profile" button to view these proofread versions.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each proofreader's profile. Just find your proofreader and click on the "View Profile" button.

Do you provide proofreading certifications?

Yes, we provide proofreading certifications. Simply request the document when you hire a proofreader. When your project is delivered, you can download the proofreading certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally proofread by a ServiceScape proofreader.

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