Annabel Karmel

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Annabel Karmel is the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author, bestselling international author, and a leading expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies, children and families.

Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner 25 years ago, Karmel has written more than 40 books, which have sold over four million copies worldwide. Her first baby feeding ‘bible’ book has become the second bestselling non-fiction hardback of all time and a kitchen staple for generations of parents. In 2006, she was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition.

Having raised millions of babies and generations of families on her delicious meals, Karmel has become the go-to guru in feeding. Trusted for her advice and loved for her inspiring, creative recipes, Karmel has grown a global following.  And this March, Karmel unveils her brand new Busy Mums Cookbook (Ebury Press) – simple, delicious recipes for the whole family.  From 20 minute meals to prep ahead time-savers, store cupboard staples and entertaining, her new book has mealtimes covered.  Millions of mums also rely on her best-selling apps to make family mealtimes easier – check out Annabel’s Essential Guide to Feeding Your Baby & Toddler and Annabel’s Family Cooking.

With a global food business to her name spanning books, supermarket food, cooking equipment, aps and a vast digital following, Karmel has become an inspirational role model for parents wanting to start up their own businesses. Drawing on her own extensive experience in juggling motherhood with building a thriving enterprise, she is equipping women all over the world with the confidence, skills and tools to turn their start-up dreams into reality. Her new book Mumpreneur brings together a smart combination of practical advice from the UK’s most inspiring business mums, including Chrissie Rucker, Thomasina Miers and Thea Green.