Katharine McEwen’s first book was published while she was still studying at Kingston University. Since graduating, she has won many awards including the Bisto Children’s Book Award, The Children’s Book Award and the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award, and has been nominated for the Blue Peter Book Award twice.
Katharine has illustrated many successful children’s books including The Woman Who Won Things & The Man Who Wore all His Clothes by Allan Ahlberg, Nat Fantastic by Giles Andreae and It Moved by Anne Fine. Her work also includes Tigerbear written by Steve Webb and Titchy Witch by Rose Impey. Katharine has also published her own title, Bear Hug and the recent series, Who’s Hiding?