The Cool Crazy Crickets to the Rescue

By David Elliott
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

The Crickets are back and they will have beginning readers jumping to join this cool crazy club!

Leo, Phoebe, Miranda, and Marcus, the friendly neighborhood kids (and Noodles the dog, their mascot) who started the club featured in The Cool Crazy Crickets, are back for a second book of easy-to-read adventures. On a quest for summer pocket money, they’re busy little-brother-sitting, pet-sitting, and running a lemonade stand. But when a one-eyed stray cat needs their help, will all their hard work be for nothing? The Crickets and their exploits — humorously illustrated by Paul Meisel — will have beginning readers jumping to join this cool crazy club!

  • An animal rescue tale starring a diverse group of friends
  • Get both of the Cool Crazy Crickets books with The Cool Crazy Crickets Club, also out in paperback this season
  • Now available in a digest paperback

About the author

David Elliott says that his sister really does have a cat with one eye and that she was the inspiration for the cat in this story (the cat, not the sister). Author of The Transmogrification of Roscoe Wizzle, the Evangeline Mudd novels, and the best-selling picture book And Here's to You!, David Elliott lives in Warner, New Hampshire.

About the illustrator

Paul Meisel has a BA from Wesleyan University and an MFA from Yale University. He spent his junior year abroad at the Tyler School of Art in Rome. Paul has illustrated more than sixty children's books. He has also worked extensively in editorial and advertising.

ISBN: 9780763646585
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2010
Dimensions: 130 x 193mm, 64pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $13.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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