The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Ding-dong! Get your buns and sandwiches ready. It’s the big stripy guest we most like to find at our door. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? It’s a big, friendly orange tiger. He’ll have to stay for tea, of course! But as you’d expect, a tiger this size has quite a big tummy. He eats all the food in the pantry. And he drinks all the water in the taps. Next time you’re having tea and a tiger appears, how will you please your furry guest?

  • Picture book perfection from classic author Judith Kerr
  • A delightful favourite loved by children worldwide
  • Surprising, imaginative, warm and very funny
  • One of the most popular picture books ever

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    i love this book

    9 March 2014

  • i read this when i was little and reading this agan sent a flash of great memories like a tsnami

    9 March 2014

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    I love this book it gives you so much memories of when you were young and it was fun reading with my little sister

    5 March 2014

  • loved it

    i love this book.the best part is when the tiger eat’s all the food. it is for all ages.

    7 March 2013

  • A story suitable for all ages!! Very tigerrific!!

    7 March 2013

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    Judith Kerr won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1974 for her classic novel When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit and was named Illustrator of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards.

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