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Skimbleshanks

T. S. Eliot

A wonderful new picture book version of one of T. S. Eliot’s most popular cat poems from a timeless magical partnership.

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ISBN
9780571324842
Date Published
03.06.2016
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Summary

A wonderful new picture book version of one of T. S. Eliot’s most popular cat poems from a timeless magical partnership.

We must find him or the train can’t start!

All aboard as Skimbleshanks, the Railway Cat, stars in the third picture-book pairing from Arthur Robins and T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s cats, set on the Night Mail train where Skimble won’t let anything go wrong.

To sit alongside other classics such as The Gruffalo, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Spot.

‘Beautifully illustrated to bring the poem to life.’ Independent

‘A fabulous way to introduce young readers to poetry.’ Huffington Post

Critic Reviews

Arthur Robins's cartoonish illustrations bring the card-playing guards and mixed bunch of passengers alive.

Guardian
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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