Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (with Colour Illustrations)

Author(s): T. S. Eliot

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A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic.

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

The original Old Possum's illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new hardback 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!


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A stunning new gift edition of this much-loved classic.

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He came to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965. Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) lived in London and Somerset and 'drew the pictures' (to quote his famous byline) for more than seventy books.

General Fields

  • : 9780571313082
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : 0.308443
  • : September 2014
  • : 188mm X 146mm X 14mm
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : T. S. Eliot
  • : Hardback
  • : Nicolas Bentley
  • : English
  • : 821.912
  • : 128
  • : illustrations