I have a Gumbie Cat in mind, her name is Jennyanydots.
Her coat is of the tabby kind, with tiger stripes and leopard spots.
All day she sits upon the stair or on the steps or on the mat:
She sits and sits and sits and sits - and that's what makes a Gumbie Cat!
But the Old Gumbie Cat gets busy at the end of the day, teaching and cooking, and getting the mice, cockroaches and beetles organised!
The sixth gorgeous Cats picture book with lively and colourful illustrations by Arthur Robins.
This is Book 8 in the Old Possum's Cats Series. See all Old Possum's Cats books here.
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