Editorial projects

Darwin’s Fossils

Celia Coyne copy-editied this story of Darwin’s fossil-hunting adventures in the 1830s. The book covers the pioneering science behind the fossils he found, and how these remarkable discoveries played a crucial role in forging Darwin’s revolutionary ideas, including his ground-breaking The Origin of Species. Published by The Natural History Museum.

Stay Calm Stay Healthy

Celia Coyne was the project manager on this full colour manual devoted to combating stress. Filled with lifestyle tips and expert advice on how to reduce stress and live a happier, healthier life. Published by Reader’s Digest, UK.


Celia Coyne was copy-editor on this full colour book that’s all about venom – the extraordinary chemicals manufactured by spiders and snakes. You will find out how the chemicals evolved to defend and attack. The book is published by The Natural History Museum.

North Pole, South Pole

New Zealand publishers Awa Press produced this award-winning book about the Earth’s magnetic field. It is presented in an engaging and readable style. Celia  was the copy-editor on this project.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Celia Coyne was part of a team of copy-editors working on this fascinating guide to one of the world’s major religions. Produced and packaged by Toucan Books (UK).

Antarctic Peninsula

Celia Coyne was the copy-editor for this book, which was written and illustrated by the British Antarctic Survey. It is the essential companion guide for anyone visiting this remote and beautiful wilderness at the southern end of our world. Published by the Natural History Museum (UK).

Troubled Waters

Celia Coyne worked as copy-editor on this compelling
story about the rise and fall of the whaling industry.
Published by the Natural History Museum (UK).

Subjects Celia has edited include…

• alternative medicine • animals • Antarctica • asthma • biology • biotechnology • botany • butterflies • chemistry • composers • DIY • earth sciences • ecology • extreme weather • family history • first aid • heart health • herbal remedies • heredity • medical textbooks • microbiology • natural resources • navigation• non-destructive testing • nutrition • NZ stock exchange • plants • relaxation techniques • renewable energy • sleepvenom • walking

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