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A Pocketful of Cricket
A Pocketful of Cricket
Author: Rebecca Caudill, Evaline Ness (Illustrator)
"Chee! Chee!" Inside Jay's dark pocket Cricket began fiddling.The talking stopped. Everybody listened. — One afternoon late in August, before the start of a new school year, Jay finds Cricket. Cricket fits just right in small spaces-like under a tea strainer or in Jay's very own pocket-and Crick...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780805075243
ISBN-10: 0805075240
Publication Date: 9/1/2004
Pages: 48
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 2
A cute book about a boy that brings a cricket to school in his pocket. His teacher has him show it to the class. They have show and tell in first grade. The children ask questions about the cricket. Jay (the boy that has the cricket) lets the children know that crickets only make sounds at night when it is dark.
Jay has picked up a few things besides the cricket on his way to school. The children ask what he is going to bring next and he says beans.
harmony85 avatar reviewed A Pocketful of Cricket on + 982 more book reviews
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A Caldecott Honor book.
Jay finds a cricket on a walk and wants to keep him for a pet. But how will he take care of him when he has to go to school?

Ages 5-9 or so.
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