Happy Birthdays!

In this series of blog posts, we will be celebrating the lives of some of our best-loved authors by checking out their wonderful works of literature.

♦26th September-2nd October♦

TS Eliot

26th September 1888-4th January 1945

Find Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats in the BOOK ZONE 821.91 ELI. “Old Possum” was Eliot’s nickname, and his poems inspired the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, which you can find in the DVD LOBBY


Books AND cats?! Can I have these for MY birthday?

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

29th September 1547-22nd April 1666

Cervantes’ poignant comedy The Adventures of Don Quixote is one of the most influential stories of all time. Fans include ex-Python-turned-director Terry Gilliam and mangaka Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One PieceFind it in the BOOK ZONE 863.3 CER

Check back every week to find out more about the famous novelists, poets, playwrights and illustrators you can find here in the Information Store.


Eliot, J (2010) Birthday cupcakes decorated with handmade cats and books Available at: (Accessed: 16/09/2016)


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