In pictures: Judith Kerr receives BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

In pictures: Judith Kerr receives BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, was presented with this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday 6th July. See pictures from the ceremony below.

Judith Kerr was given the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award at London Zoo.

Judith Kerr in front of the tiger enclosure at London Zoo, invoking one of her best known books The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Kerr with a tiger at the event.

Guests at the presentation to Kerr included Children's Laureate Chris Riddell (far left) and human rights campaign Shami Chakrabarti (third from right), who were among the judges for the award.

Kerr and Riddell share a joke.

Kerr is greeted by Michael Morpurgo.

Kerr follows last year's winner of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, Shirley Hughes.