Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden's The Cricket in Times Square received the Newbery Honor Award and has won the hearts of generations of children. Join Chester Cricket, Tucker the mouse, Harry Cat and other characters in this series of adventures around New York City and beyond. Garth Williams' classic illustrations add extra charm to this beloved series.

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Chester Cricket's New Home
Chester Cricket's New Home

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams

FSG Books for Young Readers

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

"Selden's new story, graced again by Williams's lovely pictures, won't sit on any shelves long." --Publishers Weekly

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Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse
Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

FSG Books for Young Readers

"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 home in Times Square, the characters...are as vibrant and joyful as ever...Wonderfully expressive black-and-white illustrations." --Publishers Weekly

"A splendid prequel to The Cricket in Times Square." --The Horn Book

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The Old Meadow
The Old Meadow

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

FSG Books for Young Readers

"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 unspoiled nature and of the harmony that...

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Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse / Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride
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 Cricket in Times Square.

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Un Grillo En Time Square
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 friend Harry...

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The Cricket in Times Square
The Cricket in Times Square

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

FSG Books for Young Readers

"The story of a musical cricket and his friends, a mouse and a cat of real character, who took up their abode in a Times Square newsstand...Most appealing whimsy with beautiful illustrations by Garth Williams." --Starred, School Library Journal

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Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride
Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride

Chester Cricket and His Friends

Written by George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams

FSG Books for Young Readers

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 he misses seeing real stars at night.Happily,...

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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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