The Cricket in Times Square Series
This series of books follows the adventures of a cricket and his friends, from New York to The Countryside:
Books in the The Cricket in Times Square series:
Tucker’s Countryside (1969)
The adventures of a city bred cat and mouse when they go to the country in Connecticut to visit their friend, Chester Cricket. A sequel to “The Cricket in Times Square.”
Harry Cat’s Pet Puppy (1974)
When Harry Cat brings home a stray puppy, he and Tucker Mouse must find it a new home before it outgrows their drainpipe in Times Square.
Chester Cricket goes sightseeing one night with his friend Lulu Pigeon. Richard Egielski painted the book jacket.
Chester Cricket’s New Home (1983)
When his stump is destroyed by an overweight picnicker, Chester Cricket begins an odyssey to find a new one, with some help from his friends.
This is the story of how Harry Cat and Tucker Mouse first met and how they ended up living in a drainpipe in Times Square. Richard Egielski added the color to the dust jacket illustration.