Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Hardcover – Illustrated, August 30, 1982
by T. S. Eliot (Author), Edward Gorey (Illustrator)
Eliot’s famous collection of nonsense verse about cats-the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. This edition features pen-and-ink drolleries by Edward Gorey throughout.
T.S. Eliot pays tribute to "Mr. Mistoffelees, " "The Run Tum Tugger, " "Macavity: The Mystery Cat, " and a variety of other cats in this engaging collection of humorous poems. Originally composed to amuse Mr. Eliot's intimate friends, to whom they were sent anonymously, these verses have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of T.S. Eliot throughout the English-speaking world.
Publishers Weekly 10/19/2009 pg. 54 (EAN 9780547248271, Hardcover)
School Library Journal 11/01/2009 pg. 130 (EAN 9780547248271, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2010 pg. 98 (EAN 9780547248271, Hardcover)
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 pg. 166 (EAN 9780547248271, Hardcover)
Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780547248271, Hardcover)
Hardcover: 56 pages
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co.; First edition (August 30, 1982)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
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