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  • 5 stars across 2 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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    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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