Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr was a British writer and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany, on June 14, 1923. She is best known for her children's books, including 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' and the 'Mog' series, as well as her semi-autobiographical series 'Out of the Hitler Time'. Kerr's family fled Germany during the rise of the Nazi party due to her father being a critic of the Nazis. Her work is celebrated for its warmth, wit, and charming illustrations, and she has received numerous awards for her contributions to children's literature. Judith Kerr passed away on May 22, 2019, at the age of 95.


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  1. 1. The Tiger Who Came to Tea

    A little girl named Sophie and her mother are surprised when a tiger shows up at their door asking for tea. The tiger proceeds to eat all the food in the house and drink all the water in the tap, leaving nothing for Sophie's father when he comes home. The family then goes out for dinner and buys more food, including a big tin of tiger food, in case the tiger should come to tea again. However, the tiger never returns.

  2. 2. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

    "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit" is a poignant and autobiographical novel that follows the life of a young Jewish girl named Anna and her family as they flee Germany in the 1930s to escape the rise of the Nazi regime. Through Anna's eyes, the book explores the challenges and hardships faced by refugees, as well as the loss of identity and sense of belonging. It is a touching story of resilience, courage, and the power of family bonds in the face of adversity.