'The Owl and the PussyCat went away
In a beautiful peagreen car.
At a nearby inn they had some gin
And a pound of caviar.
The Owl looked up to the stars above
And sang to a small guitar,
"Oh lovely Pussy! Oh Pussy my love!"
"What a beautiful Pussy you are,
"What a beautiful Pussy you are!".'
The Owl and the Pussycat
pencil and gouache
signed and dated 1997
Image size: 26.5 by 40 cm
This work is reproduced across pages 54 and 55 of The Roald Dahl Treasury to illustrate the first publication of Roald Dahl's version of 'The Owl and the Pussycat.'