Thursday, February 20, 2014

Macavity the Mystery Cat by T.S Eliot and Arthur Robins (Faber and Faber)


Macavity the Mystery Cat

Written by T.S Eliot

Adapted and Illustrated by Arthur Robins

Published by Faber and Faber

Oh well I never! Here's a fantastic new book celebrating the wonderful feline creations of one T.S Eliot. In the 75th Anniversary year of T.S Eliot's masterful "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" we find out a little bit more about the most mysterious, the most charming, and the most devious cat of all. Macavity, Macavity - He doth defyeth gravity!

You'd expect great rhymes from Mr Eliot - and Arthur Robins' brilliant wobbly illustrations bring Macavity to life. No fish dish is safe from this devious master criminal, and the best noses in Scotland Yard can never track him down because - as they arrive on the scene, Macavity isn't there!

Charlotte soaked this book up like a hungry sponge, enthusiastically joining in on every turn of the page where the sneaky Macavity outwits his foes to triumph again and again.

What a magical marvellous Macavity he is!

"Macavity the Mystery Cat" is released on 1st May 2014 from Faber and Faber.

Charlotte's best bit: Macavity's many admirers! Purr!

Daddy's Favourite bit: Such a joy to read aloud, and such a fun frolicsome celebration of everything feline!

(Kindly sent to us for review by Faber and Faber)

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