The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1
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Chester Cricket volume 1.
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2014
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After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and Tucker's sidekick, Harry the Cat. The escapades of these four friends in bustling New York City makes for lively listening and humorous entertainment. And somehow, they manage to bring a taste of success to the nearly bankrupt newsstand.

Join Chester Cricket and his friends in this classic children's book by George Selden, with illustrations by Garth Williams. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

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Street Date:
02/25/2014
Language:
English
ASIN:
B00HBQ2D5Q
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.9, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
780
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APA Citation (style guide)

George Selden. (2014). The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

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George Selden. 2014. The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

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George Selden, The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2014.

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George Selden. The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2014. Web.

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