Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats
By T. S. Eliot
Cover illustration by T. S. Eliot
1st edition, 1939
This is a great book. I own the 1982 edition and it cracks me up every time I read it. This was also the book that inspired Andrew Lloyd Weber to create the musical Cats! If you’re ever struggling to find a name for your cat, just reference this book.