Judith Kerr was presented with her BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award last week at London Zoo.
The Mog creator was surrounded by friends and peers as she became the second ever recipient of the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award.
One of those friends was Michael Morpurgo, who gave a speech in honour of Judith Kerr.
I was not on the judging panel, but if I was the outcome wouldn’t have been different … Her life is a story of hope.
Listen to the full speech below