The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (1960)
Cloth; Used Good. Dust Jacket: None. The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (1960). Illustrated by Garth Williams. Children's Nostalgia. Collectible.
"In The Cricket in Times Square, Chester, an ordinary black cricket, and Mario, a young boy, become unlikely friends. With the help of Tucker Cat and the other characters, they save the Bellini's newsstand from going bankrupt. At the end of the book, Chester is able to return home to Connecticut."