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The Old Meadow

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"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 can result from shared unselfish endeavors." --Publishers Weekly

"A sure-fire hit." --School Library Journal

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Praise for The Old Meadow

"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 can result from shared unselfish endeavors." --Publishers Weekly

"A sure-fire hit." --School Library Journal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

  • George Selden (1929-89) wrote many highly acclaimed children's books, including The Cricket in Times Square, a Newbery Honor Book.

    Garth Williams (1912-96) illustrated all seven of the Chester Cricket books and many other distinguished works, including Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web.
  • George Selden Photo by Marcia Johnston
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The Old Meadow

Chester Cricket and His Friends

George Selden; Illustrated by Garth Williams

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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