Judith Kerr: A Tribute

Arts & Culture

Judith Kerr, beloved author and illustrator of children’s classics The Tiger who came to Tea and the Mog series was one of Britain’s most acclaimed writers. Judith fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933, settling in the UK in 1936; she recounted the story of their plight in her semi-autobiographical When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. In this special event, Judith’s friends and co-creators come together to remember and celebrate her remarkable life. 

 

With Nicolette Jones, Sarah Lawrence and Michael Rosen. 

Nicolette Jones is a writer, critic and broadcaster, specialising in literary and arts journalism. She has been children’s books editor of the Sunday Times for more than two decades.

Sarah Lawrance is the Co-Chief Executive at Seven Stories the National Centre for Children’s Books, in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She worked with Judith Kerr for over ten years, caring for her archive, which is now held at Seven Stories.

Michael Rosen is a poet, broadcaster, former Children’s Laureate and recipient of one of France’s top honours: Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He has presented BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth since 1996.

 

 

 

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