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  • 4 stars across 73 books
    Judith Kerr OBE Biography
    Judith Kerr OBE is the well-known illustrator and writer of classic popular stories such as the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came To Tea

    Judith Kerr was born Anna Judith Gertrud Helene Kerr on 14th June 1923 in Berlin. Her family left Germany in 1933, living in Switzerland and France before settling in Britain in 1936. She won a scholarship to study at the Central School of Arts and Crafts after working for the Red Cross during World War Two. 

    Judith Kerr Facts
    Although Judith dreamed of being a famous writer as a child, she only started writing and drawing books when her own children were learning to read.

    Judith Kerr was awarded an OBE in 2012 for services to children's literature and Holocaust education.

    Our favourite Judith Kerr Book Characters
    The Tiger - from The Tiger Who Came To Tea
    Mog - from the Mog series of stories

    Our favourite Judith Kerr Book Quote
    "Once there was a little girl called Sophie, and she was having tea with her mummy in the kitchen. Suddenly there was a ring at the door. Sophie's mummy said, 'I wonder who that could be?'" (The Tiger Who Came To Tea)
    6th February 2006

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea

    Share in fifty years of magic... This classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by mi... More

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    7th February 2005

    Mog the Forgetful Cat

    The bestselling classic story `Bother that cat!' Mog always seems to be in trouble. She forgets that sh... More

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    24th September 2018

    Mummy Time

    Mummy time is magic time in this unexpected and enchanting new tale from the one and only Judith Kerr, creator of Th... More

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    27th October 2011

    Mog's Christmas

    A wonderful mini hardback edition of a classic Christmas story about everyone's favourite family cat, complete with a ... More

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    19th October 2017

    Katinka's Tail

    The brand new picture book from the beloved and iconic Judith Kerr. This magical new book from the one a... More

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    3rd September 2009

    Mog and the Baby

    A gorgeous story written and illustrated by one of our best known and loved Childrens book authors notoriosuly known f... More

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    2nd October 2000

    Mog's Bad Thing

    Mog, everyone's favourite cat, is back and she is not happy... Mog loves her garden, but somehow it seem... More

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    27th May 2010

    One Night in the Zoo

    A wonderful counting book from Judith Kerr, the best-selling author of the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea ... More

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    25th May 2015

    The Crocodile Under the Bed

    A magical new classic in the making from the creator of the beloved favourite, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. ... More

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    27th October 2004

    Mog on Fox Night

    New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. "One day Mog did... More

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    4th April 2005

    Mog and Bunny

    New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. Bunny is Mog's b... More

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    1st January 1980

    Mog's Amazing Birthday Caper: ABC

    Relive another classic story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog, in this beautiful new edition. Join the lovea... More

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    6th November 2014

    The Judith Kerr Treasury

    Five classic stories from Judith Kerr, the creator of the iconic The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Judith Kerr ... More

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    29th August 2013

    Mog and Bunny and Other Stories

    Everyone's favourite family cat is back in this collection of three MOG stories. Mog's antics have enter... More

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    27th May 2010

    Mog and Me board book

    Reissue of this board book about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. With new cover design. Follow Mog... More

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    1st January 1980

    Goodbye Mog

    Mog was tired. She was dead tired...Mog thought, `I want to sleep for ever.' And so she did. But a little bit of her s... More

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    1st July 2008

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    This semi-autobiographical and unforgettable story, of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of the Se... More

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    4th April 2005

    Mog and the Granny

    New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. When the Thomas ... More

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    27th May 2010

    Mog's Kittens board book

    Reissue of this board book about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. With new cover design. Mog doesn'... More

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    25th April 2013

    The Great Granny Gang

    Here comes the fearless granny gang, The youngest eighty-two. They leap down from their granny van, And there's not... More

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    2nd May 2006

    Goose In A Hole

    A wonderful new picture book from the bestselling author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat. ... More

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    8th July 2010

    Mog in the Garden

    Reissue of this board book about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. With new cover design. Mog and th... More

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    6th June 2005

    Mog and the V.E.T.

    New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. One day Mog was ... More

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    3rd January 2006

    Mog in the Dark

    An all-time classic Mog story refreshed with a new cover and format. Join Mog for a fantastical adventur... More

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    6th February 1995

    When Willy Went to the Wedding

    A charming reissue of a classic Judith Kerr backlist treasure with a beautifully refreshed new cover look. When Willy ... More

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    19th May 2016

    Mog and Barnaby

    Mog the Forgetful Cat is back in this reissue of a classic adventure, full of lift -the-flap fun. Mog an... More

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    1st November 1999

    Birdie Halleluyah!

    `His real name's a secret, but I call him... Birdie Halleluyah!' Every child likes to imagine that they ... More

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    8th July 2010

    Mog's Family of Cats board book

    Reissue of this board book about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog. With new cover design. Mog the ca... More

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    25th June 2009

    Twinkles, Arthur and Puss

    A furry feline tale from the creator of Mog the Forgetful Cat and The Tiger Who Came to Tea! READ BY HANNAH GORDON, S... More

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    14th June 2013

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (celebration edition)

    This unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing Germany before the Second World War, is now available in a special... More

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    7th October 2002

    The Other Goose

    Once there was a goose called Katerina... Katerina was the only goose on her pond, and this made her ver... More

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    5th January 2009

    Mog and The Vee Ee Tee

    READ BY ANDREW SACHS. Mog doesn't like going to the vet. But when she hurts her paw she needs to make a visit. So Mog ... More

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    7th April 2016

    Mog and Me and Other Stories

    Come play with everyone's favourite family pet, in this bumper board book collection of stories especially for younger... More

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    2nd February 2012

    My Henry

    Through charming verse and glowing illustrations, Judith Kerr takes us on a magical and moving journey that proves lov... More

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    10th September 2015

    Mister Cleghorn's Seal Collector's slipcase with print

    An exquisite new story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer and illustrator. Delux... More

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    1st February 1998

    Teigr a Ddaeth i De

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    7th October 2002

    Out Of The Hitler Time

    An omnibus edition of Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy, When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, The Other Way Ro... More

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    3rd April 2006

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    Anna was only nine years old in 1933, too busy with her school work and friends to take much notice of Adolf Hitler's fa... More

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    7th May 2002

    A Small Person Far Away

    Partly autobiographical, this is the third title in Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy of books following... More

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    7th May 2002

    Bombs on Aunt Dainty

    Partly autobiographical, this is the second title in Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy of books followin... More

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    28th January 2016

    Mog and the Baby and Other Stories

    Everyone's favourite forgetful cat is back again in this three book collection of Mog stories. Mog the F... More

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    28th October 2010

    Mog the Forgetful Cat Pop-Up

    Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of everyone's favourite cat with this exciting new pop-up edition! `Bothe... More

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    1st October 2007

    The Mog Collection

    Beautifully produced gift edition slipcase of six classic picture book stories about everyones favourite family cat, M... More

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    26th April 2012

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit/Bombs on Aunt Dainty Bind-Up

    Partly autobiographical, these are first and second books in the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr, tel... More

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    27th October 2004

    Mog Time: 6 Stories About Mog

    Six favourite Mog stories brought together in one gift volume Mog's antics have entertained countless ch... More

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    5th March 2009

    Mog's ABC

    READ BY ANDREW SACHS. Relive another classic story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog, in this beautiful new e... More

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    2nd June 2016

    My First Mog Books

    A delightful set of miniature Mog books, to introduce younger readers to everyone's favourite forgetful family pet! ... More

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    1st May 2001

    Drygioni Mog

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    6th June 2013

    Judith Kerr's Creatures: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Judith Kerr

    A lavishly illustrated retrospective in celebration of the 90th birthday of Judith Kerr, author of The Tiger Who Came ... More

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    25th August 2016

    Mog Time Treasury: Six Stories About Mog the Forgetful Cat

    Six favourite Mog stories brought together in one gift volume Mog's antics have entertained countless ch... More

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    6th June 2013

    Mog's Amazing Birthday Caper

    Join everyone's favourite family cat, Mog, as she makes her way to Debbie's birthday party through an alphabet adventure... More

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    2nd June 2003

    The Big Mog CD

    A classic collection for the first time available on CD, read by Andrew Sachs and Geraldine McEwan. This... More

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    1st June 2018

    Mister Cleghorn's Seal

    An exquisite story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer and illustrator. What do y... More

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    1st June 2017

    My First MOG ABC

    Join everyone's favourite family pet and learn your ABC with MOG! Mog is the forgetful cat that everybod... More

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    4th October 2018

    Mog's Suitcase

    Take Mog with you wherever you go, with six favourite stories in this special gift edition suitcase with carry-along han... More

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    16th September 1993

    Mog on Fox Night

    A new MOG story. One evening Mog refuses to eat her food and Mr Thomas decides he's had enough and outside she must go. ... More

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    25th October 1996

    How Mrs Monkey Missed the Ark

    'Time to go,' says Mr Monkey to Mrs Monkey. Noah had finished building the ark, God had told him to call the animals and... More

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    20th August 2018

    Mog the Forgetful Cat

    Everyone's favourite forgetful cat is now in a beautiful new buggy board book edition, just for little hands and younger... More

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    1st January 1975

    Mog in the Dark

    Mog sat in the dark. Mog thought in the dark. Mog sat in the dark and thought dark thoughts. Mog thought, I am here. I a... More

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    7th June 2016

    Mister Cleghorn's Seal

    An exquisite new story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer and illustrator.What do you do if you ... More

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    1st May 2018

    Katinka's Tail

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    24th January 2017

    Mog and Bunny and Other Stories

    Everyone's favorite family cat is back in this collection of three MOG stories.Mog's antics have entertained generations... More

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    12th September 1991

    Mog's Christmas

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    1st November 2004

    Mog's Christmas

    New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog The house is full of strange bus... More

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    5th April 2018

    My First MOG 123

    Join everyone's favourite pet, and learn to count with MOG! Mog is the forgetful cat that everybody love... More

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    2nd January 2019

    The Great Granny Gang: Band 11/Lime

    Here comes the fearless granny gang, The youngest eighty-two. They leap down from their granny van, And there's not... More

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    2nd January 2019

    One Night in the Zoo: Band 11/Lime

    A wonderful rhyming book from Judith Kerr, the best-selling author of the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea ... More

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    29th November 2018

    HarperCollins Children's Books Presents: Stories for Christmas

    Five of the best-loved Christmas stories to get your little ones through the festive season. Welcome to Chri... More

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