About the Author
Annabel Karmel is the best-selling author of seventeen books on baby and children's food and nutrition. She is an expert in devising tasty and nutritious meals for children without spending long hours in the kitchen. A mother of three, Karmel has become a cookbook phenomenon. Her books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, and have been perennial bestsellers in the US, including DK's First Meals (2004), Mom & Me Cookbook (2006), The Toddler Cookbook (2008), Baby's First Year: Memories for Life (2008), First Meals Food Diary (2008), and the forthcoming First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered (April 2009), Cook It Together (June 2009) and the preschool book I can Eat a Rainbow (May 2009).These books are not only sold in traditional publishing outlets but also in Wal-Mart and Target. Cookbooks are not the only string to Annabel's bow; she now has ranges for feeding babies and toddlers, food preparation equipment, children's food, and baking and party ware. She is also aiming to revolutionize the way children eat in restaurants and her healthy menus can be found at popular attractions throughout the UK. Annabel travels frequently to the United States, where her books on feeding babies and young children are well-liked and widely available. She has appeared on many TV programs, including the "Today Show," "The Early Show," "Regis & Kelly Live" and "The CBS Early Show." Annabel's popular website, www.annabelkarmel.com, currently has over 50,000 members.She has also launched an online TV channel on feeding babies and children: http://annabelkarmel.tv.She was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire for services in children's nutrition) by the Queen in 2006.Annabel is available for interviews.
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