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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:

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.

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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Chester Cricket’s Pigeon Ride (1981)

Chester Cricket goes sightseeing one night with his friend Lulu Pigeon. Richard Egielski painted the book jacket.

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Richard Egielski
Garth Williams

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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.

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse (1986)

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.

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Richard Egielski
Garth Williams

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The Old Meadow (1987)

Chester Cricket and his friends help one of the oldest inhabitants of the Meadow keep his house.

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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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.”

Author: George Selden
Illustrator: Garth Williams

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