Chester Cricket's New Home

Chester Cricket's New Home

George Selden

Children's Books

"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

George Selden

Children's Books

New editions of old favorites Meet Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse. No one would ever dream that a cat and mouse could become friends, but that doesn't stop Harry and Tucker.All they have is each other to depend on. Together they begin an exciting adventure throughout New York, searching for a home they can call their own. But the two friends run into some troublesome times in their journey around town. Is all hope lost? Where will they turn to next?
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Tucker's Countryside

Tucker's Countryside

George Selden

Children's Books

Chester Cricket needs help. That's the message John Robin carries into the Times Square subway station where Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse live. Quickly, Chester's good friends set off on the long, hard journey to the Old Meadow, where all is not well. Houses are creeping closer. Bulldozers and construction are everywhere. It looks like Chester and his friends' home will be ruined and the children of the town won't have a place to play. Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse are used to the city life. Now in the country, they need to find a place to stay and good things to eat. And most of all they must think of a plan to help their friends.
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The Cricket in Times Square

The Cricket in Times Square

George Selden

Children's Books

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

The Old Meadow

George Selden

Children's Books

"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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