Katharine McEwen’s first book was published whilst she still studying at Kingston University. Since graduating, Kate has won many awards including the Bisto Children’s Book Award, The Children’s Book Award and the The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award, and has been nominated for the Blue Peter Book Award twice.
Kate has illustrated many successful children’s books including The Woman Who Won Things & The Man Who Wore all His Clothes by Allan Ahlberg (Walker Books), Nat Fantastic by Giles Andreae (Orchard) and It Moved by Anne Fine . Kate’s recent work includes Tigerbear written by Steve Webb (Andersen Press) and Titchy Witch by Rose Impey (Hachette).
She published her own title, Bear Hug (Templar), in 2014 and is currently working on a series for Orchard Books which is due to be published in late 2016.