The cricket in times square / George Selden.
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- ISBN: 9781427218230 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Macmillan Young Listeners, 2008.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrator: Tony Shalhoub.
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 trio have many adventures, from taking in the sights and sounds of Broadway to escaping a smoky fire. Chester makes a third friend, too. It is a boy, Mario, who rescues Chester from a dusty corner of the subway station and brings him to live in the safety of his parents' newsstand. He hopes at first to keep Chester as a pet, but Mario soon understands that the cricket is more than that. Because Chester has...
|Target Audience Note:||
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.9 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:||
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