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The Cricket Winter (1967)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802852890, Hardcover)Nine-year-old Simms is enormously wise, yet no one - not even his parents - will listen to him. Cricket, living a lonely life beneath the floorboards in Simms's room, worries about how he will reunite with his bride-to-be. One winter's day, life changes for both cricket and boy when they discover they can communicate with each other. Through Morse code, the two tell of their troubles, listen to each other's ideas, and together learn that it's sometimes difficult to do the right thing. Reissued with charming new illustrations, this beloved classic by acclaimed author Felice Holman is sure to delight a new generation of readers.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:04:05 -0400)
A little boy exchanges Morse code messages with the cricket that lives in his house and together they trap the rat that has been plaguing the boy's father and the cricket's friends.
An edition of this book was published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
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