Cats on the Page

Open until Sun 17 Mar 2019FREE

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A free exhibition

Cats and their capers are celebrated in rhymes and stories familiar to us from childhood. Whether raising a smile, solving a crime, wreaking magical havoc or even performing in theatre, cats take centre stage in this free exhibition.

Exuberant and playful? Or more mysterious and threatening? Cats come to life in books, manuscripts and artwork to captivate and inspire. Renew your acquaintance with familiar favourites including Mog, Winnie and Wilbur, and T S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, while meeting some new friends from around the world. As they prowl the pages, these feline characters are sure to delight all ages – and especially anyone who loves cats!

An unmissable offering for families, the exhibition features a reading corner complete with books, a family trail and sound recordings.

Image: © Winnie and Wilbur illustration Korky Paul

Exhibition supported by

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Name: Cats on the Page
Location: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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