128th out of 194 books — 32 voters
Chester Cricket's New Home (Chester Cricket and His Friends #5)
Nostalgic for his country home, Chester Cricket braves the busy city streets in search of a tree and finds a new friend in the process.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 1984 by Yearling
(first published January 1st 1983)
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A lighthearted children's book that was enjoyable. The theme of the book is relate able to all since it deals with the concept of a home and what you consider home. What are the intangibles that you just don't think about until you are away from them? Poor Chester has his lovely home by the brook destroyed and is rescued by his friends. This is the chronicle of many of his friends trying to find him a new home. It reminds me a bit of the Winnie the pooh segment where piglet loses his home. A goo...more
Not as good as the Cricket in Times Square. The most successful part of the other novel was how it incidentally revealed so much about human beings. This one was just in the animal world, so it was missing something. Still, it's a nice story about home and friends, so my 7 y.o. enjoyed it.
Chester Crickets New Home was a amazing book. One minute he loses his house and then he gets a new house. plus he makes some new friends. one of his friends was going to eat him but he couldn't, why? he was his friend thats why. But Chester had some problem on his way to his new home. But he got there though and now he is living his life as he was before.
George Selden (1929-1989) was the author of The Cricket in Times Square, winner of the 1961 Newbery Honor and a timeless children's classic. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Selden received his B.A. from Yale, where he was a member of the Elizabethan Club and contributed to the literary magazine. He spent three summer sessions at Columbia University and, after college, studied for a year in Rome on...moreMore about George Selden...