‘Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies aged 95

Judith Kerr has lightened up the faces of many children for decades. (AFP pic)

LONDON: Judith Kerr, the author of “The Tiger Who Came to Tea”, has died at the age of 95 after a short illness, her publisher said.

“It is with great sadness that we announce that Judith Kerr OBE, author and illustrator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, Mog the Forgetful Cat and many other classic children’s books, died at home yesterday aged 95 following a short illness,” HarperCollins said.