Annabel Karmel is a ‘mumpreneur’ juggling life as a busy working mother of three with a hugely successful career. She has written more than 20 bestselling cookbooks, appears on radio and television, writes regularly for newspapers and magazines, and is the UK's top author on children's nutritional issues. Annabel’s first book, The Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner published in 1991, has become the authoritative guide on feeding babies. Annabel was awarded an MBE in June 2006 for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. In 2009 Annabel won a prestigious Caterer & Hotelkeeper Excellence in Food Award for her children’s meals as well as Mother and Baby magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010 Annabel won the media category of the First Women Awards, which recognise women at the top of their professions who are leading the way for the next generation.