Cats Sleep Anywhere by Eleanor Farjeon

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Curled up in a shoe or sprawled in a drawer, cats sleep in the most amazing of places. Eleanor Farjeon's classic poem, written in simple, rhyming verse, is illustrated in stunning detail by renowned cat artist Anne Mortimer. This charming celebration of our furry feline friends will be cherished by cat lovers of all ages.

Cats sleep anywhere
Any table
Any chair ...

Whether it be on a swing, in an open drawer, or even in an old sneaker, cats manage to curl up in all kinds of intriguing places. Eleanor Farjeon's classic poem provides a simple, charming text for breathtaking illustrations by the popular British painter, Anne Mortimer. Cats Sleep Anywhere will be cherished by cat lovers of all ages.

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About Eleanor Farjeon

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Eleanor Farjeon (1881?1965) was a writer, poet, and playwright. Whilst best known for her children's verse and stories, she was also a regular contributor to "Punch" and other magazines, and wrote the words to the popular hymn ?Morning Has Broken.? Anne Mortimer is the illustrator of many children's books about animals, holidays, and friendships, including "Santa's Snow Cat" by Sue Stainton, "A Pussycat's Christmas" by Margaret Wise Brown, and "Bunny's Easter Egg", which she wrote and illustrated. She lives in southwest England.
Published January 1, 1990 by J. B. Lippincott Company. 24 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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Dainty illustrations depict blissfully smiling, sacked-out cats, ""Fitted in a cardboard box,/ In the cupboard/ With your frocks."" Mortimer's (A Pussycat's Christmas) expertise as a painter of miniatures is evident in both the meticulous detail of her work and her attention to texture--the cats'...

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