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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965
Old Possum's book of practical cats / T.S. Eliot ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler
New ed
London : Faber and Faber, 2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPP.Elio8O4 2009    AVAILABLE
Mardigian Endowment Bookplate
Subject(s) Cats -- Juvenile poetry
Children's poetry, English -- Juvenile poetry
Physical Description 64 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Note "First published in 1939 by Faber and Faber Limited"--T.p. verso
"New ed. with an additional poem, 1953. This ed. published in 2009."--T.p. verso
First printing
Contents The naming of cats -- The old Gumbie Cat -- Growltiger's last stand -- The Rum Tum Tugger -- The song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- The Pekes and the Pollicles -- Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: the mystery cat -- Gus: The theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: the cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: the railway cat -- The ad-dressing of cats -- Cat Morgan introduces himself
Summary T. S. Eliot's playful cat poems were originally composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as Old Possum himself, and later inspired the legendary musical "Cats." This collection of poems includes vibrant illustrations by the award-winning Axel Scheffler
Alternate Author Scheffler, Axel, ill
Mardigian Endowment, 2012

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