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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Macmillan Audio 2008
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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 of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. And he could not have found two better guides—and friends—than Tucker and Harry.

The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

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Street Date:
04/01/2008
Language:
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9781427218230
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George Selden. (2008). The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Unabridged Macmillan Audio.

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George Selden. 2008. The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Macmillan Audio.

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George Selden, The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Macmillan Audio, 2008.

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George Selden. The Cricket in Times Square: Chester Cricket and His Friends Series, Book 1. Unabridged Macmillan Audio, 2008.

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The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

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The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

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