The Cricket in Times Square

Chester Cricket and His Friends

Book 1
Sold by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and Tucker's sidekick, Harry the Cat. The escapades of these four friends in bustling New York City makes for lively listening and humorous entertainment. And somehow, they manage to bring a taste of success to the nearly bankrupt newsstand.

Join Chester Cricket and his friends in this classic children's book by George Selden, with illustrations by Garth Williams. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

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Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Published on
Feb 25, 2014
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Pages
144
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ISBN
9781466863620
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc
Juvenile Fiction / Lifestyles / City & Town Life
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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