Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (Hardcover)

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    T. S. Eliot’s playful cat poems have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were first published in 1939. They were originally composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as Old Possum himself, and later inspire...

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    T. S. ELIOT won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. He is most famous for such poems as "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock" and "The Waste Land." He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and educated at Harvard University, but spent most of his adult life living in London, England.
    AXEL SCHEFFLER has achieved wide acclaim as a children's book illustrator, with many of his books published throughout the world. He's the illustrator ofThe Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, by Julia Donaldson. Axel lives in London, England.
    T. S. Eliot’s playful cat poems have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were first published in 1939. They were originally composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as Old Possum himself, and later inspired the legendary musical Cats. Now with vibrant illustrations by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, this captivating edition makes a wonderful new home for Mr. Mistoffelees, Growltiger, the Rum Tum Tugger, Macavity the mystery cat, and many other memorable strays. It’s the perfect complement to the beloved previous edition, which remains available.
    This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Read Aloud Poetry)

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    ISBN 9780547248271
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 64
    Publisher Date 2009-10-19 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Eliot, T. S.

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