Old Possum's book of practical cats /Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009Edition: 1st American ed.Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780547248271 :; 054724827X :.Title notes: $16.00 (reinstated) 8-2012 (db)Subject(s): Cats -- Juvenile poetry | Poetry
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
T. S. Eliot's famous collection of nonsense verse about cats--the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, now made into a major motion picture. This edition features vibrant illustrations by Axel Scheffler. <br> <br> 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.
$16.00 (reinstated) 8-2012 (db)
Naming of cats -- Old Gumbie cat -- Growltiger's last stand -- Rum Tum Tugger -- Song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- Pekes and the pollicles -- Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: Mystery cat -- Gus: Theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: Cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: Railway cat -- Ad-dressing of cats -- Cat Morgan introduces himself.
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." Now with vibrant illustrations by the award-winning Axel Scheffler.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- The Naming of Cats (p. 1)
- The Old Gumbie Cat (p. 4)
- Growltiger's Last stand (p. 8)
- The Rum Tum Tugger (p. 14)
- The Song of the Jellicles (p. 18)
- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer (p. 22)
- Old Deuteronomy (p. 27)
- The Pekes and the Pollicles (p. 31)
- Mr. Mistoffelees (p. 36)
- Macavity: The Mystery Cat (p. 40)
- Gus: The Theatre Cat (p. 44)
- Bustopher Jones: The Cat About Town (p. 49)
- Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat (p. 52)
- The Ad-Dressing of cats (p. 58)
- Cat Morgan Introduces Himself (p. 62)