The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat

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Sarah Gaffney-Lang, Families Editor
The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat at Z-arts
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat at Z-arts, Manchester, 28 May–4 September 2021, from £8 - Book now

Following a series of postponements due to covid-19, Z-arts are back with a bang with their exhibition The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat which is set to reopen on 28 May.

This exhibition, created by Discover Children’s Story Centre, explores the popular works of beloved children’s author, Judith Kerr.

Children can let their imaginations go wild as they take centre stage alongside some of their favourite characters. Join the Tiger for tea and hear the tale of his surprise visit to Sophie and her mummy. Open the door and take a trip into the real-life world of Mog the Forgetful Cat. Discover Children’s Story Centre creates exhibitions where children (and grown-ups!) are encouraged to explore, touch, climb and fully interact with the exhibits. Crawl through a giant cat flap and find Mog’s family house, look for the hidden eggs for her breakfast and sit at the table with the Tiger as he works his way through all the cakes and sandwiches!

Judith Kerr was born in Berlin, the daughter of a distinguished German writer. She left Germany with her family in 1933 to escape from the Nazis and they arrived in England in 1936. She sadly passed away in 2019, at 95 years of age, but was still writing and illustrating right to the end, in a career that spanned over 50 years. She produced many popular children’s stories, but it is the tale of a hungry tiger and the Mog the Cat series for which she is best known.

Discover the magical world of Judith Kerr’s books and learn more about the life of their legendary author in The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat exhibition.

Recommended for children 0-8 years old.

If you and your family are interested in books and reading, then be sure to check out the county-wide Festival of Libraries.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat at Z-arts, Manchester

28 May–4 September 2021
From £8

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