freelance work

Jane Wilsher, founder of bop, is available for freelance projects. Jane has over 20 years’ experience publishing, commissioning and making award-winning best-selling children’s books across the age groups and for a variety of markets. Most recently, Jane launched the children’s list at Thames & Hudson for the UK trade, gallery and gift store markets with extensive international co-edition sales. 

freelance skills include

  • consultancy and publishing strategy

  • launching programmes and lists

  • packaging - from research and setting up teams
    to creative development and delivering print-ready files

  • research and writing

  • concept development and project management

clients include

  • Thames & Hudson

  • Bloomsbury Publishing

  • Macmillan Children’s Books

  • Laurence King

  • What on Earth Books

  • Chineasy

  • Little Gestalten (Germany)

  • Lemniscaat (Netherlands)

  • Parasol unit, Islington,
    Co-curator London Children’s Book Fair 2016, 2017

illustration by Marcus Oakley

illustration by Marcus Oakley


Selection of titles commissioned for Thames & Hudson children's list. 


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