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Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr

  • 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)
30th January 2006

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The classic picture book story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by millions of children si... MoreThe Tiger Who Came to Tea

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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... MoreMog's Christmas

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