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Shakespeare Cats: Poster Book

Susan Herbert

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20 detachable posters featuring celebrated artist Susan Herbert’s charming feline reimaginings of scenes from some of the greatest plays in English literature

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This book includes 20 detachable posters measuring 35.4 x 27.6 cm. Drawn from Herbert’s book Shakespeare’s Cats, these funny, clever, sometimes moving vignettes of cats on stage bring to life Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, including Hamlet, Macbeth, Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew and more.


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'Captures the mood of each of the original works so eloquently that we can’t help but be enamoured'

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Book Details

Format: Poster Book

Size: 35.4 x 27.6 cm

Extent: 42 pp

Publication date: 7 July 2016

ISBN: 9780500420584

Contents List

1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act II Scene I • 2. Henry V, Act V Scene II • 3. Romeo and Juliet, Act II Scene II • 4. Romeo and Juliet, Act V Scene III • 5. Henry V, Act III Scene I • 6. The Taming of the Shrew, Act III Scene II • 7. The Merchant of Venice, Act II Scene VII • 8. Richard II, Act I Scene I • 9. Richard III, Act IV Scene III • 10. As You Like It, Act II Scene VII • 11. Julius Caesar, Act III Scene II • 12. Twelfth Night, Act III Scene IV • 13. Richard III, Act 1 Scene I • 14. Much Ado About Nothing, Act II Scene I • 15. Macbeth, Act II Scene II • 16. Hamlet, Act IV Scene VII • 17. Hamlet, Act V Scene I • 18. Othello, Act III Scene III • 19. Antony and Cleopatra, Act II Scene II • 20. King Lear, Act III Scene II

About the Author

Susan Herbert (1945-2014) was one of the most distinctive contemporary cat artists. She studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford. She was the author and illustrator of The Cats Gallery of Art, The Cats History of Western Art, Diary of a Victorian Cat, Medieval Cats, Impressionist Cats, Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Opera Cats and Movie Cats, all published by Thames & Hudson.