Cricket in Times Square, The

Cricket in Times Square, The


After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station, he takes up residence in a newsstand. Between escapades in New York City, Chester and four new friends manage to bring success to the almost bankrupt newsstand.

Authors: Selden, George Williams, Garth Illustrator

Language: English | Copyright: 1960

Vocabulary Words

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  • tenors
  • symphonies
  • accompanist
  • chopsticks
  • basses
  • announcers
  • candied
  • chirps
  • chow
  • chirped

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