The Tiger Who Came to Tea - 50th Anniversary Gift EditionThis is my second attempt to write my September wrap-up, as something weird happened and all my drafts disappeared, including my prepared October reviews — painful! So here goes some speedy typing…. Highlight of the month! A 5 star read. It focuses on one of the surplus women and her new life in Winchester, with churches, bell-ringing and embroidery filling her days.
Time and Again books and Tea
The Tiger Who Came to Tea (Paperback)
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, her publisher said on Thursday. Kerr, who dreamed up the tiger to amuse her two children, only started publishing in her 40s, and lived to see the Tiger reach its millionth sale as she turned As her death was announced, tributes poured in. She always seemed to see the good. Kerr was born in into the intelligentsia of interwar Berlin, where her father Alfred was a leading theatre critic and newspaper columnist and her mother Julia was a talented composer. As a Jew and an outspoken critic of the rising Nazi party, Alfred Kerr was a marked man, whose notoriety forced the family to leave Germany in , fleeing first to Switzerland and then France, before settling in England three years later.