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Chester Cricket's New Home

Chester Cricket's New Home

Chester Cricket and His Friends (Volume 5)

George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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When two rather stout ladies sit on Chester Cricket's home in the Old Meadow, the worm-eaten stump collapses and Chester, aided by his friends, is forced to look for a new home.

Praise for Chester Cricket's New Home

“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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George Selden; Pictures by Garth Williams

George Selden (1929-1989) was the author of A Cricket in Times Square, winner of the 1961 Newbery Honor and a timeless children's classic. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Selden received his B.A. from Yale. He spent three summer sessions at Columbia University and, after college, studied for a year in Rome on a Fulbright Scholarship. In 1973, The Cricket in Times Square was made into an animated film. Selden wrote more than fifteen books, as well as two plays.

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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Photo by Marcia Johnston

George Selden

Garth Williams

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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