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Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T. S. Eliot

A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic, with the celebrated black-and-white illustrations by Edward Gorey.

52 in stock

£10.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571321261
Date Published
06.08.2015
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Summary

A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic, with the celebrated black-and-white illustrations by Edward Gorey.

Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad.
Some are good, and some are bad . . .

The whimsical 1982 Old Possum’s illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new poetry edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!

T. S.Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, poet, critic, publisher, was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He settled in England in 1915, where for a few years he worked in the foreign section of Lloyds Bank. His first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published in 1917. In 1922, he became editor of the literary journal, The Criterion, publishing The Waste Land in its first…

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