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The Old Meadow (Chester Cricket and His Friends #7)

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Chester Cricket and his friends from the meadow have to help poor old Mr. Budd. He and his dog Dubber have to move out of their quiet corner of the Old Meadow because it has been named a historical landmark.

Chester Cricket and the meadowfolk band together to save Mr. Budd from being evicted from the Old Meadow by the town council. Through their efforts and dreams, they are
ebook, 202 pages
Published February 25th 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (first published 1987)
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Jan 24, 2012 Kerri rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I was disappointed in this Chester Cricket title. It was quite dark and the climax didn't make a lot of sense. For those who love the stories about Chester and his friends, I recommend skipping this one.
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A pretty good story with a fairly soft ending. I still enjoyed it. The last of the Cricket in Time Square series. Must be moving on.
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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 ...more
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