The Cricket in Times Square

The Cricket in Times Square
Author : George Selden
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2014-02-25
ISBN 10 : 9781466863620
ISBN 13 : 1466863625
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cricket in Times Square Book Description:

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. Join Chester Cricket and his friends in this classic children's book by George Selden, with illustrations by Garth Williams. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

Cricket In Times Square

Cricket In Times Square
Author : George Selden
Publisher : Farrar Straus & Giroux
Total Pages : 144
Release : 1994-05-01
ISBN 10 : 0374480605
ISBN 13 : 9780374480608
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cricket In Times Square Book Description:

Chester Cricket, a song-loving insect residing in a newspaper stand in Times Square, charms all of New York City with his beautiful music in this Spanish-language edition of a classic work.

Harry Cat s Pet Puppy

Harry Cat s Pet Puppy
Author : George Selden
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages : 176
Release : 2014-02-25
ISBN 10 : 9781466863644
ISBN 13 : 1466863641
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Harry Cat s Pet Puppy Book Description:

Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse try to find a permanent home for a young stray puppy they have befriended. A sequel to Tucker's Countryside, from George Selden and illustrator Garth Williams.

Un Grillo en Times Square

Un Grillo en Times Square
Author : George Selden
Publisher : Turtleback
Total Pages : 137
Release : 1994-01
ISBN 10 : 0613024923
ISBN 13 : 9780613024921
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Un Grillo en Times Square Book Description:

The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat. Spanish language edition.

The Cricket in Times Square Literature Kit Gr 3 4

The Cricket in Times Square   Literature Kit Gr  3 4
Author : Michelle Jensen
Publisher : Classroom Complete Press
Total Pages : 57
Release : 2013-10-09
ISBN 10 : 9781771672580
ISBN 13 : 1771672587
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cricket in Times Square Literature Kit Gr 3 4 Book Description:

Be uprooted and dropped into a busy and overwhelming city to learn about friendship and belonging. Take all the work out of planning a lesson so there's more time focused on comprehension and engaging hands-on follow-up activities. Do some research on the importance of crickets in the Chinese culture. Compare Chinatown with Times Square by listing three differences. Describe Chester's dream and what he did in response to it. Find the words the author used to represent sounds and explain what sounds they represent. Imagine what it would be like for Harry and Tucker to visit Chester in the country. Get into the 'skin' of Tucker to tell how he would act if he found money in Times Square. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: The Cricket in Times Square is the Newbery Honor-winning story of a cricket who finds himself taken away from his country home and dropped right in the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket enjoys his home in Connecticut; however, one day he is brought to the city and immediately misses home. While in Times Square, Chester meets Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat, who quickly become friends with the musical insect. Chester is also adopted by Mario, a young boy who's family runs a small newspaper stand in the station. Throughout the story, Chester finds himself amidst many obstacles and struggling to prove he belongs in the big city.

Tucker s Countryside

Tucker s Countryside
Author : George Selden
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2014-02-25
ISBN 10 : 9781466863576
ISBN 13 : 1466863579
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tucker s Countryside Book Description:

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.