Kate is the Founder and Managing Director at Nosy Crow. Nosy Crow, based in London, was founded in 2010 and is a multi-award winning independent publisher of children’s books and apps. Awards have included, Independent Publishers Guild Awards: Children’s Publisher of the Year (2012 & 2013), International Achievement of the Year Award (2013), Innovation of the Year Award (2012), Newcomer of the Year Award (2013); KAPi Award: iPad Kid’s App of the Year (Cinderella, 2011); FutureBook Award: Children’s App of the Year (2011 & 2013) and many others.
Kate has 25 years publishing experience, mainly in children’s books. Past roles have included, Managing Director at Macmillian Children’s Books and Group Managing Director at Scholastic. She’s been responsible for publishing titles as diverse as The Gruffalo and Horrible Histories. In September 2011 she won MumpreneurUK’s award for Inspirational Business Mum of the year.
Kate will be judging the Children's Books category.