Judith Kerr, beloved author of "The Tiger Who Came to Tea", dies aged 95

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Judith Kerr, beloved author of "The Tiger Who Came to Tea", dies aged 95

May 23 2019

Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea introduced generations of pre-school children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, died at home yesterday at the age of 95 after a short illness. Kerr, whose first book was published when she was in her 40s, published more than 30 books over a 50-year career, immortalizing a succession of family cats through the naughty but lovable Mog, and bringing to life her family’s flight across Europe as the Nazis came to power in the novel When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.

Source: The Guardian

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