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Chester Cricket's New Home

Chester Cricket's New Home( )
Author: Selden, George
Illustrator: Williams, Garth
Series title:Chester Cricket Ser.
ISBN:978-0-440-41246-5
Publication Date:Sep 1984
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Yearling
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $4.99
Book Description:

Crash!  One minute Chester Cricket is calmly sifting inside his stump house.  The next thing he knows, the roof is collapsing upon him!  Left without a home, Chester is forced to move in with one neighbor after another in Tucker's Countryside.  Nothing works out quite right--John Robin throws loud all-night parties, Henry and Emily Chipmunk are too tidy, and Donald Dragonfly's twig is much too small for both of them.  Even his good pal Walter Water Snake can't help joking about...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Insects, Spiders, Etc.
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.13 x 7.75 x 0.37 Inches
Book Weight:0.244 Pounds
Author Biography
Selden, George (Author)
George Selden Thompson was born in Hartford, Connecticut on May 14, 1929. He graduated from Yale University in 1951 and studied in Rome for a year on a Fulbright Scholarship. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 15 children's books and 2 plays under the name George Selden. His first book, The Cricket in Times Square, was published in 1960. It won a John Newbery Medal in 1961 and was made into an animated film in 1973. His other works include Tucker's Countryside, The Old Meadow, and Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse. He died from complications from a gastrointestinal hemorrhage on December 5, 1989 at the age of 60.

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