Lisa Rao Executive Editor Simon Spotlight

About the Editor

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Lisa Rao is currently the Executive Editor at Simon Spotlight, where she edits beginning readers such as the nonfiction You Should Meet series and middle-grade fiction such as the Cupcake Diaries. She also edits books for Peanuts, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, as well as the NY Times best-selling series Middle School and Other Disasters. Her favorite books to work on are any stories that make children laugh and inspire them to follow their dreams


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Last Updated: July 19, 2024