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Famous Author: Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr is a writer. She was born in Germany, but at the age of thirteen she moved with her family, Jewish refugees, to the United Kingdom, where she has lived ever since. She subsequently became a naturalised British citizen. She is best known for her children's books, both self-illustrated picture titles such as the 17-strong Mog series and The Tiger Who Came To Tea, and novels such as When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit and "The Other Way Round", which semi-autobiographically tells the story of the rise of the Nazis in 1930s Germany from a child's perspective.

She lives in Barnes, London.
She won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1974 for her young adult novel When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.

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