Jellicle Cats: See T.S. Eliot's fantastic felines brought to life in brand new illustrations

Published on: 2 Chwefror 2017 Author: Catriona Wightman

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot has been a firm favourite ever since it was first released over 75 years ago - and now the infamous Jellicle Cats have been brought to life in a brand new book.

Arthur Robins has illustrated T.S. Eliot's poem 'The Song of the Jellicles' with a series of vibrant drawings in his new release Jellicle Cats and we have a sneak peek at some of the pictures right here.

So have a look at our gallery below and get ready to dance the night away with the black-and-white cats at the Jellicle Ball...

Meet the Jellicle Cats

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From Jellicle Cats by T.S. Eliot and Arthur Robins
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From Jellicle Cats by T.S. Eliot and Arthur Robins
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This is the fourth time Arthur's illustrated the stars of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - he's already released books that made us see Macavity, Mr Mistoffelees and Skimbleshanks in a whole new light.

And now you can join in the fun by reading (or singing!) along with Jellicle Cats, which is released by Faber & Faber today (2 February).

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Jellicle Cats

T S Eliot, Illustrated by Arthur Robins

The Jellicle Cats dance the night away at a 1920s ball complete with straw boaters, feather boas and banjos. A wonderfully fun picture book, with drawings that fizz with energy and cheery silliness.

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