An excellent stocking present for cat lovers of any age. A magical combination of poem and illustration presented well as a pleasing, small, full-colour hardback. Perfect - or should I say purrfect? (Carousel
A prefect gift of a cat lover, whatever their age! (Your Cat
About the Author
Eleanor Farjeon came from a family of famous people – her father was a novelist, her grandfather an actor and her three brothers became well known as composers, novelists and producers. Her first book was published in 1916, a collection of poems called Nursery Rhymes of London Town
. Her next book Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
made her famous as a writer for children. After her death in 1965 the Eleanor Farjeon award was set up in her memory, to give recognition to outstanding figures in the world of children's books.
Anne Mortimer is recognised as one of the finest contemporary painters of cats. She is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and of the Royal Miniature Society, from whom she received an honourable mention for the most outstanding miniature of the year. She lives in Dartmouth, Devon.