The Cricket in Times Square

Book review by S. K. List, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Absorbing tale of a very talented cricket.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 5+

ive never actually liked a book before!

kids 5 and under will not under stand it but its a very touching story and i have to read it for school. i thought it would be borig but it was not. its awsome! definitly worth your tax dollars! :) :) (fyi papa smokes but so did my dad so nothing to bad)

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age 8+

Music and friendship conquer all

A beautifully told New York fantasy: Chester, the country cricket, is accidentally whisked away to downtown Manhattan where he finds a home with a lonely boy named Mario, is befriended by 2 crusty New Yorkers, Tucker the mouse and Harry the cat, and discovers an unexpected talent for classical music.

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