Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

by T. S. Eliot, Edward Gorey

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An engaging collection of humorous poems. These verses, originally composed to amuse Eliot’s intimate friends, have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of Eliot throughout the English-speaking world. “Enough ferocious fancy and parody to knock the spots off most cat books and most...verses” (Time). Drawings by Nicolas Bentley.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156685702

  • ISBN-10: 0156685701

  • Pages: 64

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 10/23/1968

  • Carton Quantity: 120

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

  • Reading Level:

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T. S. Eliot

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.
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Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156685702

  • ISBN-10: 0156685701

  • Pages: 64

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 10/23/1968

  • Carton Quantity: 120

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level NP

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