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The Cricket in Times Square

The Cricket in Times Square

Summary

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.

Author: Selden, George

Language: English | Copyright: 1960 |


Vocabulary Words

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  • tenors
  • basses
  • chirps
  • novelties
  • accompanist
  • chow
  • coca
  • chirped
  • symphonies
  • commits

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