Garth Williams

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Garth Williams (1912-96) illustrated all seven of the Chester Cricket books and many other works, including Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web.


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The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from George Selden's classic children's book The Cricket in Times Square, read my Tony Shalhoub. Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. He thought he'd seen it all. But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City—the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma

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The Old Meadow
Chester Cricket and His Friends
George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Selden's well-loved, diminutive hero Chester Cricket is back...Underneath the story's action and humor lies an eloquent message about the importance of...


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Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse
Chester Cricket and His Friends
George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"From the wryly humorous opening, in which the infant Tucker Mouse chooses his name, to the satisfying warmth of Tucker and Harry's defense of their drainpipe...


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Chester Cricket's New Home
Chester Cricket and His Friends
George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Readers of this favorite series will delight in the chance to share another experience with Chester and the inhabitants of the Old Meadow." --Booklist...


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Tucker's Countryside

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams
Square Fish

Chester Cricket needs help. That’s the message John Robin carries into the Times Square subway station where Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse live. Quickly,...


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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Starring Harry (My Readers Level 2)
My Readers
Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams
Square Fish

Harry Cat loves the theater. One night he jumps in and lands a part in a big Broadway play. But now Tucker Mouse is home alone and misses him terribly. How...


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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band
My Readers
Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams
Square Fish

My Readers Level 2: Tucker Mouse is managing a beetle band in this all new story created especially for beginning readers based on characters from The Cricket...


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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Harry to the Rescue! (My Readers Level 2)
My Readers
Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams
Square Fish

My Readers Level 2: Tucker Mouse is trapped and Harry Cat is trying to rescue him in this all new story created especially for beginning readers based on...


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Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse / Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride
Chester Cricket and His Friends
George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams
Square Fish

See how Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse became friends and then soar above the city with Chester Cricket and Lulu Pigeon in these delightful companions to The...


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The Cricket in Times Square
Chester Cricket and His Friends
George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams
Square Fish

A mouse, a cat, and a cricket take a bite out of the Big Apple.


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Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride
Chester Cricket and His Friends
Written by George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams
Square Fish

Chester Cricket--the famous cricket in Times Square--is homesick. When his friend Mario takes him to a sky show at the Planetarium, Chester realizes how much...


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Un Grillo En Time Square
Chester Cricket and His Friends
Chester Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams
Square Fish

Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. He thought he’d seen it all. But he’s never met a cricket before, which really isn’t surprising, because, along with his...


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