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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band

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Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

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A new group of beetles has just moved in and they’re disturbing Tucker’s sleep with their loud music. But they can’t stop practicing if they want to win the Battle of the Bug Bands. Will Tucker find a way to deal with all this racket and get a good night’s sleep?
     These favorite characters from The Cricket in Times Square star in the brand new-adventure created especially for beginning readers.

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HARRY CAT AND TUCKER MOUSE TUCKER’S BEETLE BAND (Begin Reading)

Tucker Mouse liked the everyday sounds

of the busy subway station

in Times Square.

He lived in a drainpipe there

with his best friend, Harry Cat.

Rumble went the trains.

 

Stomp, stomp went all the hurrying feet.

 

Cree, cree, cree went Chester Cricket.

He was Harry and Tucker’s friend.

He lived at the newsstand

near the drainpipe.

 

At night, all the sounds stopped.

While Harry went out for adventures,

Tucker

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Praise for Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band

"This well-told tale will appeal to the many young readers and their friends whose family members are in bands, and it serves as a wonderful introduction to the beloved characters in George Selden’s The Cricket in Times Square."
--School Library Journal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

  • GEORGE SELDEN (1929-1989) wrote not only the adventures of Chester, Harry, Tucker, and their friends but also The Genie of Sutton Place, which was one of School Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year.
    GARTH WILLIAMS (1912-1996) illustrated all of George Selden’s Chester Cricket books. His other distinguished work includes Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and the Little House books.
    THEA FELDMAN is the author of numerous books for children, including Suryia and Roscoe, which she co-authored with Dr. Bhagavan Antle, available in Spring 2011 from Henry Holt BYR.
    OLGA and ALEKSEY IVANOV are the illustrators of many children's books, including the Charlotte’s Web beginning readers in which they also replicated the style of Garth Williams.
  • Aleksey & Olga Ivanov
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Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse: Tucker's Beetle Band

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Story by Thea Feldman; Illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov; Inspired by George Selden and Garth Williams

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