T. S. Eliot - Author Picture

T. S. Eliot - Author

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, of an old New England family. He was educated at Harvard and did graduate work in philosophy at the Sorbonne, Harvard, and Merton College, Oxford. He settled in England in 1915, where he was for a time a schoolmaster and a bank clerk, and eventually literary editor for the publishing house Faber & Faber, of which he later became a director.

He published his first book of poems in 1917.

He founded and, during the seventeen years of its publication (1922-1939), edited the exclusive and influential literary journal Criterion. In 1927, Eliot became a British citizen and about the same time entered the Anglican Church.

Eliot received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948.

Featured Books, with extracts, by T. S. Eliot

Macavity's Not There! A Lift-the-Flap Book
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
Young readers will love searching for the mischievous, mystery cat Macavity as they peek under the flaps to hunt for the cat who's never there, following the clues until they discover the feisty feline himself. In Faber's first lift-the-flap book, the...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 06/04/2017
Info Extract Buy

Jellicle Cats
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month March 2017 T.S Eliot's best-loved verses, originally published in an anthology, work brilliantly singly in this attractive series of picture books. In Jellicle Cats Arthur Robins captures the wit of the delightful nonsense...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/02/2017
Info Extract Buy

Macavity's Not There! A Lift-the-Flap Book
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
July 2016 Book of the Month Young readers will love searching for the mischievous, mystery cat Macavity as they peek under the flaps to hunt for the cat who's never there, following the clues until they discover the feisty feline...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/07/2016
Info Extract Buy

Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
Arthur Robins's scratchy illustrations are full of humour and he's proving to be the perfect partner for T.S. Eliot. Skimbleshanks is the third of the Old Possum poems Robins has illustrated and it's another rousing success. The world Eliot describes...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2015
Info Extract Buy

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Edward Gorey
The world-famous rhymes starring cats such as Macavity the Mystery Cat and Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat are beautifully presented in this edition with illustrations by Axel Scheffler best-known for his pictures of the Gruffalo. Perfect for reading out loud, the...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/08/2015
Info Extract Buy

Mr Mistoffelees The Conjuring Cat
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
With magic tricks, incredible illusions and astonishing spectacles, both old and new fans will adore meeting the conjuring cat, Mr Mistoffelees, the second of the Old Possum's illustrated picture books. Arthur Robins brings this magical cat bursting to life. A...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 09/04/2015
Info Extract Buy

Macavity!
T. S. Eliot
Shortlisted for The Bookseller's Book of the Year The slippery exploits of Macavity, just one of the much-loved cats from the classic Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, is vividly captured in the cheerful illustrations in this picture-book version.
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/05/2014
Info Extract Buy

Macavity!
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Arthur Robins
Shortlisted for The Bookseller's Book of the Year The slippery exploits of Macavity, just one of the much-loved cats from the classic Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, is vividly captured in the cheerful illustrations in this picture-book version.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/05/2014
Info Extract Buy

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T. S. Eliot - illustrated by Axel Scheffler
The world-famous rhymes starring cats such as Macavity the Mystery Cat and Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat are beautifully presented in this edition with illustrations by Axel Scheffler best-known for his pictures of the Gruffalo. Perfect for reading out loud, the...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/09/2013
Info Extract Buy

Loading other books by T. S. Eliot...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by T. S. Eliot and hundreds of other authors.


At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****