Spotlight on Judith Kerr


Judith Kerr, author of When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.

Judith Kerr’s birthplace was Berlin but she left Germany with her parents and her brother, Michael Kerr, in 1933, soon after the Nazis first came to power. They were forced to leave as her father, noted drama critic, journalist and screenwriter Alfred Kerr, had criticised  the Nazis where everyone could see.

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea front cover

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a bestselling childrens picture book by Judith Kerr, first published in 1968. Judith Kerr wrote and illustrated the book, and it is now an amazing live show. Judith Kerr was inspired to write The Tiger Who Came to Tea after visiting the zoo many times with her 3-year-old daughter, Tracy.

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Books that Judith Kerr has written, based on her own experience of being a refugee in World War II

Spotlight on Judith Kerr

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