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    Sharing stories of writer Judith Kerr’s kindness, energy, and love for cats.

    Corinne Segal

    May 23, 2019, 1:39pm

    Judith Kerr, author of beloved children’s books including The Tiger Who Came To Tea and the Mog series, has died at 95, her publisher HarperCollins confirmed. Kerr fled Nazi Germany as a Jewish refugee with her family in 1933 and eventually landed in Britain before becoming one of the most cherished children’s authors in the world, publishing more than 30 books over the course of five decades.

    On Thursday, thousands of people shared their memories of Kerr on Twitter and praise for her storytelling legacy, from those who paid tribute to her work educating young people about the Holocaust:

    To personal memories of her generosity and energy:


    Also, some very gracious corrections:

    And a writing schedule that many of us can only aspire to:

    Along with, most importantly, some truly delightful photos of Kerr and her cats through the years.

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