Reader, sadly we have to report the passing away of a famous and wonderful writer & Illustrator, Judith Kerr, who has died at the age of 95.
Judith created the popular children’s character Mog, the foolish and forgetful but well-meaning mottled and striped tabby cat.
Judith was also the author of the bestselling The Tiger Who Came to Tea in 1968.
Judith Kerr drew on real life in her writing. She began the Mog series with ‘Mog The Forgetful Cat’ (1970) and went on to write 16 books in total. She drew on the developing personalities of her own young family for inspiration.
Mog the Cat
Once there was a cat called Mog.
She lived with a family called Thomas.
Mog was nice but not very clever.
She didn’t understand a lot of things.
A lot of other things she forgot.
She was a very forgetful cat