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Katinka's Tail

Katinka's Tail by Judith Kerr


A magical tale to light up Christmas from Judith Kerr, creator of childhood classics, Mog the Forgetful Cat and The Tiger Who Came To Tea.


This magical new book is brimming with Judith's trademark warm humour and exquisitely imaginative artwork. Come on a wondrous journey with Katinka, a perfectly ordinary pussycat, with a not-quite-so-ordinary tale!

Katinka's Tail by Judith Kerr

A brief introduction to the book


“Beautiful drawings, precise language: Katinka’s tale has all the magic we have come to expect of Kerr.”

The Times, Children’s Book of the Week


“…a beautiful, funny, warm and tender picture book, which takes a joyous and magical twist at the end. We’re in the presence of a true master of her art here…”



“Wonderful illustrations and the sprinkling of golden magic make this a book to treasure.” Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids – Books of the Year 2017


“Kerr is one of the best authors a child of 3+ could encounter.”
The Times


“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