Speaker Profile

Kate Simpson

Kate Simpson

Children's Author

Kate Simpson is a picture book author, bookworm and podcast host. Her debut picture book, Finding Granny, was shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards. Her latest picture book, Dear Grandpa, is a moving story told entirely in letters that celebrates the bond between a boy and his grandfather.

Kate is also one third of the children's book podcast One More Page, which features interviews with authors and illustrators as well as a kid-centric segment called Kids Capers. In 2018, it was a finalist in the Best Newcomer category of the Australian Podcast Awards.

Website: www.katesimpsonbooks.com