“Near perfection of form is embellished by clear, expressive illustrations. The pace is exactly right, the resolution totally satisfying.”
Dorothy Butler: Babies Need Books.
“A modern classic.”
From the Back Cover
The doorbell rings just as Sophie and 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!
'The tiger who came to tea' has delighted children for over twenty years. When it was first published, Antonia Fraser called it "a dazzling first book" which would cause children to "scream with delicios pleasure at the dangerous naughtiness of the notion."