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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from George Selden's classic children's book The Cricket in Times Square, read my Tony Shalhoub.
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George Selden Thompson (May 14, 1929 – December 5, 1989) was an American author. Known professionally as George Selden, he also wrote under the pseudonym Terry Andrews. He is best known for his 1961 book The Cricket in Times Square, which received a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1963 and a Newbery Honor. Born in Hartford, Connecticut to Dr. Hartwell Greene Thompson, S. an obstetrician at Hartford Hospital, and Sigrid Marie (Johnson)
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from George Selden's classic children's book The Cricket in Times Square, read my Tony Shalhoub. Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. George Selden (1929-1989) wrote not only the adventures of Chester, Harry, Tucker, and their friends but also The Genie of Sutton Place, which was one of School Library Journal's Best Books of the Year. Tony Shalhoub is best known for his role as detective Adrian Monk in the hit television series Monk, for which he has won a Golden Globe and three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Narrated by Tony Shalhoub. He thought he'd seen it all. But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't. But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City-the Times Square subway station. Chester Cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. And he could not have found two better guides-and friends-than Tucker and Harry. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book
Shalhoub was introduced to acting by an older sister who put his name forward to be an extra in a high school production of The King and I. Despite finding himself standing on the wrong side of the curtain during the final dress rehearsal, he became enamored of the theater. Shalhoub attended Green Bay East High School. He received a 2008 Grammy nomination in the category "Best Spoken Word Album for Children" for his narration of The Cricket in Times Square. He provided the voice of Luigi, a 1959 Fiat 500 who runs a tire shop, in the 2006 Disney/Pixar film Cars and its 2011 and 2017 sequels, Cars 2 and Cars 3, respectively.
Written by George Selden. Narrated by Tony Shalhoub.
By Garth Williams, George Selden. This Newbery Honor Book tells the story of Chester, a cricket from Connecticut, and his friendship with a little boy named Mario, a mouse named Tucker, and a cat named Harry in New York's Times Square. lt;br, Chester, a musical cricket from rural Connecticut, finds himself transported (via a picnic basket) to the grit and grime of New York City.
Written By: George Selden. Narrated By: Tony Shalhoub. Publisher: Macmillan Audio. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book. Genres: Kids . Action & Adventure. Cricket in Times Square. has successfully been added to your shopping cart.
George Selden (1929-1989) was the author of A Cricket in Times Square, winner of the 1961 Newbery Honor and a timeless children's classic. The popular Cricket series grew to seven titles, including Tucker's Countryside and The Old Meadow. In 1973, The Cricket in Times Square was made into an animated film. Selden lived in New York City until his death in December 1989. He enjoyed music, archaeology, and .
George Selden, Garth Williams. After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station via a picnic basket from his native Connecticut, he takes up residence in the Bellini's newsstand. There, the tiny creature is lucky enough to find three good friends: a little boy named Mario whose parents run the unsuccessful newsstand, a fast-talking Broadway mouse named Tucker and his pal, Harry the Cat. The comic, sometimes tragic side of life in the city is brought into relief as the friends struggle to bring success to the almost bankrupt newsstand. Most appealing whimsy, with.
- Illustration [Illustrations By] – Garth Williams
- Producer – Laura Wilson
- Read By – Tony Shalhoub
- Written-By – George Selden
NotesChapter titles spoken but not printed on release:
"Chapter One: Tucker"
"Chapter Two: Mario"
"Chapter Three: Chester"
"Chapter Four: Harry Cat"
"Chapter Five: Sunday Morning"
"Chapter Six: Sai Fong"
"Chapter Seven: The Cricket Cage"
"Chapter Eight: Tucker's Life Savings"
"Chapter Nine: The Chinese Dinner"
"Chapter Ten: The Dinner Party"
"Chapter Eleven: The Jinx"
"Chapter Twelve: Mr. Smedley"
"Chapter Thirteen: Fame"
"Chapter Fourteen: Orpheus"
"Chapter Fifteen: Grand Central Station"