Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by Eliot, T. S.
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats -- T. S. Eliot - Hardcover
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats -- T. S. Eliot - Hardcover


The inspiration for the iconic musical Cats, T. S. Eliot's classic and delightful collection of poetry about cats, with whimsical illustrations by Edward Gorey.

These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and adults alike. This collection is a curious and artful homage to felines young and old, merry and fierce, small and unmistakably round. Also includes Edward Gorey's charming pen and ink illustrations.

Author: T. S. Eliot, Edward Gorey
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 08/30/1982
Pages: 64
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.85w x 0.47d
ISBN: 9780151686568
Age Range: 10-13

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 6.6
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
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About the Author
THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT was born in 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 1927. The acclaimed poet of The
Waste Land
, Four Quartets, and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, among numerous other poems, prose, and works of drama,
won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. T.S. Eliot died in 1965 in London, England, and is buried in Westminster Abbey.