Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T.S. Eliot pays tribute to "Mr. Mistoffelees, " "The Run Tum Tugger, " "Macavity: The Mystery Cat, " and a variety of other cats in this engaging collection of humorous poems. Originally composed to amuse Mr. Eliot's intimate friends, to whom they were sent anonymously, these verses have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of T.S. Eliot throughout the English-speaking world.
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Review: Old Possum's Book of Practical CatsUser Review - Danny Daley - Goodreads
Eliot wrote this book of cat poems for his godchildren. Really, the only light, singular poems of Eliot's career. He was known for his elusive ambiguity but these poems are full of brilliant but simple ideas that kids can enjoy and adults will find amusing. Excellent family poems. Read full review
Review: Old Possum's Book of Practical CatsUser Review - Ficie - Goodreads
What a fun collection of poems about cats! Very enjoyable, especially if read out loud. This is my cat's description, to a tee: The Rum Tum Tugger is a terrible bore: When you let him in, then he ... Read full review