Storybook Heroes No 9: MogNAME Mog
DEFINING MOMENT “Once there was a cat called Mog and she lived with a family called Thomas. Mog was nice but not very clever. She didn’t understand a lot of things. A lot of other things she forgot. She was a very forgetful cat.”
WHY WE LOVE MOG
- She’s a dopey old thing, who’s accident-prone and very forgetful.
- Judith Kerr’s illustrations have a kitsch Seventies’ feel with A-line skirts, kinky boots and mummies with flicked-up hairdos.
Mog is always getting into scrapes, but the worst anyone in the family ever says is “Bother that cat!”
READ MORE: Mog by Judith Kerr is published by HarperCollins.