Old Possum s Book of Practical Cats

Author: Thomas Stearns Eliot
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054724827X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Old Possum s Book of Practical Cats

Author: T.S. Eliot
Publisher: New Canadian Library
ISBN: 9781551999203
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Poetry

A lighter side of the great poet. Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats will be a delightful surprise for any readers familiar with poem’s like The Waste Land and Prufrock. Eliot playfully weaves his way through 13 vignettes about cats, starting with some observations on the importance of cats’ names, before diving into the lives of individual felines. Cat burglars, magicians, thieves, and troublemakers populate the colourful cast of this wonderful book. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

Old Possum s Book of Practical Cats

Author: Thomas S. Eliot
Publisher:
ISBN: 0571240615
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Cats

Cats! Some are sane, some are mad and some are good and some are bad.Meet magical Mr Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. But you’ll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity’s not there!In 1925 T.S. Eliot became co-director of Faber and Faber, who remain his publishers to this day. Throughout the 1930s he composed the now famous poems about Macavity, Old Deuteronomy, Mr Mistoffelees and many other cats, under the name of 'Old Possum'. In 1981 Eliot's poems were set to music by Andrew Lloyd Webber as Cats which went on to become the longest-running Broadway musical in history. This new edition, published on the 70th anniversary of the book and on the 80th anniversary of Faber and Faber, contains original colour illustrations by the award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler.

The Illustrated Old Possum

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: Faber & Faber Children's Books
ISBN: 0571313086
Release Date: 2014-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad. Some are good, and some are bad... The original Old Possum's illustrations have been restored in this edition. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!

Macavity

Author: Thomas Stearns Eliot
Publisher:
ISBN: 0571308139
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Cats

Macavity' (the mystery cat!) is one of the best-loved poems from T. S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - "the inspiration for "Cats: The Musical -" beloved by generations of children and their parents. Now, Macavity is given a new life in this stunning picture book with illustrations from Arthur Robins that perfectly convey all the wit and humor of Eliot's creation. Perfect for ages 3+, children (and parents) will love reading aloud about T.S. Eliot's best-loved cat. To sit alongside other classics such as "The Gruffalo," "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," and Spot.

The Family Reunion

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 9780544358355
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Genre: Drama

From a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, the twentieth-century drama that was called “the finest verse play since the Elizabethans” (The New York Times). This modern verse play by the author of The Waste Land, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” and other modern masterpieces deals with the problem of man’s guilt—and his need for expiation through his acceptance of responsibility for the sin of humanity. It reveals the depth and versatility of a twentieth-century writer who excelled as both a poet and a dramatist. “What poets and playwrights have been fumbling at in their desire to put poetry into drama and drama into poetry has here been realized.” —The New York Times

PRUFROCK OTHER OBSERVATIONS

Author: T. S. (Thomas Stearns) 1888-1965 Eliot
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 1371622159
Release Date: 2016-08-27
Genre: History

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The Poems of T S Eliot

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1546902015
Release Date: 2017-05-25
Genre:

A collection of T. S. Eliot's poetry.Included are:The Waste LandGerontionBurbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a CigarSweeney ErectA Cooking EggLe DirecteurM�lange adult�re de toutLune de MielThe HippopotamusDans le RestaurantWhispers of ImmortalityMr. Eliot's Sunday Morning ServiceSweeney Among the NightingalesThe Love Song of J. Alfred PrufrockPortrait of a LadyPreludesRhapsody on a Windy NightMorning at the WindowThe Boston Evening TranscriptAunt HelenCousin NancyMr. ApollinaxHysteriaConversation GalanteLa Figlia Che PiangeThe Love Song of J. Alfred PrufrockPortrait of a LadyPreludesRhapsody on a Windy NightMorning at the WindowThe Boston Evening TranscriptAunt HelenCousin NancyMr. ApollinaxHysteriaConversation GalanteLa Figlia Che Piange

Old Toffer s Book of Consequential Dogs

Author: Christopher Reid
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571346202
Release Date: 2018-10-02
Genre: Poetry

I've rounded up a rowdy assembly Of my own Consequential Dogs As counterparts to Eliot's mogs. Mine are a rough and ready bunch: You wouldn't take them out to lunch . . . But if they strike you as friendly, funny, Full of bounce and fond of a romp, Forgetful of poetic pomp, I trust you'll take them as you find them And, at the very least, not mind them. T. S. Eliot's best-selling collection of practical cat poems has been one of the most successful poetry collections in the world. For the first time in company history a companion volume will be published. Originally conceived by Eliot himself, Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dog poems are a witty, varied and exquisitely compiled as Eliot's cats.

Inventions of the March Hare

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 9780544363878
Release Date: 2015-07-28
Genre: Poetry

Discover another side of the Nobel Prize–winning modernist poet: “The imaginative dimensions of this [book] are altogether extraordinary” (The Boston Globe). Hidden away for decades, this newly discovered trove of previously unpublished early works includes drafts of T .S. Eliot’s poems such as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and “Portrait of a Lady”—as well as ribald verse and other youthful curios that reveal a very different man from Eliot’s public persona. Edited by Christopher Ricks, its publication was hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “perhaps the most significant event in Eliot scholarship in the past twenty-five years.”

Amphigorey Again

Author: Edward Gorey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0156030217
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Art

An offbeat compilation of whimsical and eccentric illustrations by the late Tony Award-winning designer best known for his animated sequences introducing the PBS Mystery! series includes previously uncollected works, as well as two unpublished stories: "The Izzard Book" and "La Malle Saignante." Reprint.

Cat Morgan

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: Faber & Faber Children's Books
ISBN: 0571345824
Release Date: 2019-03-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

I once was a Pirate what sailed the 'igh seas- But now I've retired as a com-mission-aire: And that's how you find me a-takin' my ease And keepin' the door in a Bloomsbury Square. Join Cat Morgan, the swashbuckling pirate as he sails the Barbary Coast in this sixth picture book pairing from Arthur Robins and T. S. Eliot's Old Possum Cats.

Category

Author: Edward Gorey
Publisher: Pomegranate
ISBN: 0764937502
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: Art

Finally, back in print! Edward Gorey's CATEGORY was first published by Gotham Book Mart in 1974. The English language edition has been out of print for decades. One of Gorey's most beloved books, CATEGORY collects a series of fifty cat vignettes, originally created by the artist as accompaniments to a limited edition of his book Amphigorey. Gorey once said, "I can't conceive of a life without cats." Now Gorey fans and cat lovers alike won't have to conceive of a world without CATEGOREY. Edward Gorey (1925-2000) may be best known for his mildly unsettling illustrated tales and cautionary alphabets—The Deranged Cousins, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Doubtful Guest, among many others. He was also a playwright, an award-winning set and costume designer, and the creator of the animated introductions to the PBS series Mystery!

A Cats Diary

Author: Stephen Mo Hanan
Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1575252813
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Performing Arts

Stephen Mo Hanan created the role of Gus the Theatre Cat, including the completely new Growltiger sequence that was especially created for his unique gifts, in the original New York production of what became the longest-running show in Broadway history. Hanan kept a diary of every day's work from the first rehearsal through the opening. Appearing in print for the first time, this is an unparalleled insider view of how a big Broadway show is put together, written in a lively, articulate & engaging style. Not only does it offer fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses, it's also a great educational study for actors & directors. Hanan explores the fine nuances of his role, keenly observes Trevor Nunn's directorial methods, & develops strong artistic & emotional bonds with fellow cast members as they journey together to a historic Opening Night.

Macavity s Not There

Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher:
ISBN: 0571328636
Release Date: 2016-07-07
Genre:

Macavity's a ginger cat, he's very tall and thin; You would know him if you saw him, for his eyes are sunken in. He's ... Uh oh! Macavity's not there! Young readers will love searching for Macavity and searching for clues as he carries out his mischief. From the looted larder to the plundered jewel-case, the flaps will reveal a hilarious trail of cat-like destruction, leading delighted readers to The Mystery Cat himself. To sit alongside classic lift-the-flap books such as "Where's Spot? "and "Dear Zoo."