Harry Cat's Pet Puppy (Chester Cricket and His Friends #3)
Tucker Mouse was waiting impatiently in the drainpipe in the Times Square subway station where he and his friend, Harry Cat, made their home. And when Harry finally came home, he was dragging with him what looked like a dirty dish mop. It was a puppy.
"It's staying for supper?" asked Tucker incredulously.
Huppy was to stay a good...more
Enjoy this tale for its portrayal of a New York (and a New York Times that had ceased to exist. Selden prefers things, and people, as they ought to be.
The illustrations (they sell the book to even a reluctant reader) by Garth Williams would elevate this tale from a three star to a four but its message - subtly and skilfully interwoven in the midst of the comedy - is what earns it that extra star.
Manners, civility, chivalry, empathy, courage, sharing, tradition, antiques, classical music, disc...more