Judith Kerr

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Judith Kerr was right, time flies for adults, but childhood lasts half a lifetime | Tim Adams
My daughter’s 18th birthday left me reflecting on the author’s wise words about experience and memory

Tim Adams

09, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the picture book: not just for children
Editorial: When a Nobel-prizewinning novelist turns to illustrated fiction, it’s time to question assumptions

Editorial

19, Mar, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Christmas Eve TV: a tiger is coming to tea!
Judith Kerr’s classic roars to life thanks to David Oyelowo and Benedict Cumberbatch. Plus: black humour galore in Mark Gatiss’s festive ghost story. Here’s what to watch

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

24, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'He's the Roger Moore of tigers!' – how The Tiger Who Came to Tea came to TV
The children’s classic has been turned into a flagship Christmas animation for Channel 4. Our writer takes his two-year-old behind the scenes at the studio seeking to capture its furry magic

Tim Jonze

23, Dec, 2019 @5:59 AM

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Snails, whales and spooky tales: the best books on TV this Christmas
From Julia Donaldson to MR James and Dickens, John Mullan picks the best adaptations to watch this festive season

John Mullan

19, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Judith Kerr remembered by Lauren Child
The former children’s laureate on the beloved author’s fascination with the ordinary detail of life – and an encounter with David Beckham

Lauren Child

14, Dec, 2019 @1:00 PM

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea review – a charming, faithful adaptation
Snowman and Snowdog producers Lupus Films have made Christmas treat from Judith Kerr’s children’s classic

Lucy Mangan

08, Dec, 2019 @1:36 PM

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The tiger who came to TV: Animated classic tops children’s festive listings
Judith Kerr’s tale is one of three seasonal films based on much-loved childhood books

Vanessa Thorpe and Maggie Brown

30, Nov, 2019 @5:03 PM

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea coming to TV this Christmas
David Oyelowo to star in animated version of Judith Kerr children’s classic

Seth Jacobson

28, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Judith Kerr was not scared to confront death in her stories. But she helped us savour the joy of life | Frank Cottrell Boyce
Mog the cat dies. The tiger came to tea - but never reappeared. The danger in her tales adds to their thrill

Frank Cottrell Boyce

25, May, 2019 @4:13 PM

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Judith Kerr’s life is something to celebrate in dark times | Gaby Hinsliff
The challenges she overcame, as a refugee from Nazi Germany, should be an inspiration, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

25, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Advice for Theresa May from him indoors | Brief letters
Brief letters: BlackRock and the environment | Prime ministerial spouses | Antigone | Judith Kerr | Brownies

Letters

23, May, 2019 @4:13 PM

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