'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 humour of Eliot's creation.
To sit alongside other classics such as The Gruffalo, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Spot.
This is Book 8 in the Old Possum's Cats Series. See all Old Possum's Cats books here.
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Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He came 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.
Arthur Robins is a renowned cartoonist and illustrator of over fifty books, including Little Rabbit Foo Foo.
Laurence and Catherine Anholt live and work in a house and studios on top of a hill above the sea in Devon. They started making picture books in 1984 when their first daughter was born. Since then they have made more than 200 classic picture books, which are published all over the world in more than 30 languages. Their titles range from their Orchard pictuMore about Arthur Robins