Judith Kerr was born in Berlin, the daughter of a distinguished German writer. She left Germany with her family in 1933 to escape the Nazis and they arrived in England in 1936. She is best known for her self-illustrated, internationally acclaimed, children’s books, such as the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Her autobiographically-based books, which include When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, appeal to all generations and are read all over the world.
Judith KerrIn this rare event, the renowned children’s writer and illustrator Judith Kerr spoke about her life and work which has delighted and charmed generations of readers. Her three internationally acclaimed autobiographical novels, including When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, are based on her early wandering years, her adolescence in London during the war, and finally on a brief return to Berlin as a young married woman. In addition to the trilogy, Judith is also renowned for her family...
Judith Kerr: A Storyteller’s Life
Judith Kerr is one of the world’s finest and best-loved writers for children and young adults. Among her best-loved classics are Mog, The Tiger Who Came to Tea and When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. She talks about her life and books, including her latest illustrated novel, Mr Cleghorn’s Seal, with writer, critic and broadcaster Nicolette Jones.