The Cricket In Times Square
Publish date: January 1976
Publisher: Dell Yearling
Pages no: 151
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Chester Cricket and His Friends (#1)
Absolutely love the book. I recommend for all children.
It would be four stars if not for the stereotyped Sai Fong.
A simple, charming story. Chester Cricket after becoming trapped beneath roast beef sandwiches in a picnic basket finds himself stranded in the station below Times Square. This is where Mario Belini, a struggling newspaper vendor's son, finds and adopts him. Out of gratitude and after an unfortunate...
The story was good, and the illustrations were nice; still, this book was somewhat unremarkable. I get that it was written for kids, but my copy says the book was written at a sixth grade reading level. Well, I can tell you right now that my sixth grade classmates would have found a story like thi...
What’s a cricket doing in Times Square? Chester soon finds himself surrounded by friends, both animal (a mouse and a cat) and human (a boy and his parents who own the newsstand where Chester finds himself). Chester discovers he is an extraordinary musician and develops quite a following in New York,...
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