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The Cricket in Times Square

The Cricket in Times Square( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Selden, George
Illustrator: Williams, Garth
Series title:Chester Cricket Ser.
ISBN:978-0-440-41563-3
Publication Date:Sep 1970
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Yearling
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $6.50
Book Description:

After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station, he takes up residence in a newsstand. Between escapades in New York City, Chester and four new friends manage to bring success to the almost bankrupt newsstand.

Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Insects, Spiders, Etc.
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.22 x 7.62 x 0.37 Inches
Book Weight:0.256 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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