“During the years I worked with Nora, she was always insightful and helpful in guiding me to reach my initial vision, with those truly ‘right-on’ suggestions along the way.”
— Tomie dePaola, Caldecott Honor & Newbery Honor award-winning artist and/or author of over 200 children’s books
"Nora Cohen is the essence of publisher. Her wide experience in every phase of publishing — editing, production, marketing — gives her unusual insights. A fine editor, a knowledgeable manager of publishing, she has contacts throughout the industry which make her doubly valuable. Lucky publisher or writer who has Nora working with them!"
— Patricia Lee Gauch, VP/Editor-at-Large & former Editor-in-Chief, Philomel, Penguin Putnam Group
“Nora is a kind and sensitive editor. She's also not afraid to tell you what she thinks. These are great qualities when you're looking for editorial help!”
— Arthur Levine, VP/Editor-in-Chief, Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic
"Nora is a sensitive, respectful, and passionate editor, working with writers and illustrators with great skill and good humor."
— Martha Rago, Creative Director,
Random House/Golden Books Young Readers Group
"Nora is a supremely supportive and insightful editor, and her editorial direction helped me launch my successful career. With her talent and experience, I was encouraged to create one of my most successful children's books."
— Rachel Isadora, Illustrator/author of almost 100 children's books
"I have worked with Nora for many years, both in my capacity as an art director and as an author/illustrator. Nora's warmth and insightful intelligence have contributed greatly to my career and love of the profession."
— Catherine Stock, Illustrator/author of over 100 children's books
"Working with Nora is great, with her experience, knowledge, and thorough understanding of the publishing process from conception through bound books — including editing, scheduling, art, production, publicity, sales, and marketing."
— Virginia Anson, VP Production, Penguin Young Readers Group