The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The classic picture book story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by millions of children since it was first published more than fifty years ago!

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger!

This warm and funny picture book story is perfect for reading aloud, or for small children to read to themselves time and again. First published in 1968 and never out of print, it has become a timeless classic enjoyed and beloved by generations of children.

The magic begins at teatime!

‘A modern classic.’ The Independent

“It’s no surprise Judith’s work is still popular. It owes nothing to the vagaries of style or fashion. Her warmth and humanity are timeless.” Michael Foreman

Reception: Literacy
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Year 1: Classical Poetry: One
Throughout our year one classical poetry topic you will learn about six different popular poems. By looking closely at old favourites such as Twinkle Twinkle Little Start your child or pupil will be prompted with questions on their understanding and interpretation of this classic.

Year 1: Tell Me A Story: One
Within this topic your child can create their own nature story walk through words and pictures. They can design their own spoon characters and make a story through discussion cards, plus more. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • Print length: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 28 x 0.4 x 22 cm
  • Reading age: 2 - 4 years old
  • Publication date: 23 Feb. 2018
  • ISBN: 0007368380

Judith Kerr

Judith was born in Berlin, the daughter of a distinguished German writer. She left Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 and fled across Europe, eventually settling in England. Years later she wrote about her experiences in her best-selling novel for middle-grade readers When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. She is also the author and illustrator of numerous picture books, including The Tiger Who Came to Tea, which was first published in 1968 and has since sold more than one million copies worldwide.

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