About the Author
Mother of three, Annabel Karmel MBE is the UK's No.1 children's cookery author, best-selling international author, and expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies children and families. Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner more than 20 years ago, Annabel has written 38 books, which have sold over four million copies worldwide, covering every stage of a child's development. In fact, Annabel's very first book is the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time. From nutrition during pregnancy and weaning, through to feeding fussy eaters and family cooking, Annabel continues to be the UK's most trusted, influential and inspiring resource for mums who want to give their growing family the very best start in life. In 2006, Annabel was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. More recently, she has been working on The School Food Plan, devising hot, healthy food solution for small schools. A leading authority on children's food and nutrition, Annabel is also a regular contributor on children's health and food related issue in the media, often appearing on Sky News, BBC and radio. She also writes for the UK's leading parenting magazines and national newspapers. Annabel's popular app (Annabel's Essential Guide to Feeding Your Baby & Toddler) consistently sits within the top grossing Food & Drink apps and her website www.annabelkarmel.com has been established as a leading pillar in a mums' life with great food ideas, nutritional advice, offers and lots more. As well as her books, Annabel has been recognised as one of the UK's leading female entrepreneurs and has become an inspirational role model for women - especially mothers- who want to set up in business. Annabel's sought after recipes have also grown into a successful supermarket food range with Organic Baby Purees and Chilled Toddler Meals. Her quick and tasty meals offer all the goodness of a home cooked meal for those busy days. Annabel has also designed menus for some of the UK's biggest leisure resorts, retailers and nurseries too.