cricket on the hearth dramatized for children by Marian Jonson

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Published by Coach House Press in Chicago .

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Statementby Marian Jonson from the story by Charles Dickens.
SeriesFull-length play series -- play no. 19
ContributionsDickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13583163M
OCLC/WorldCa11773098

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The cricket who chirps on the family hearth assumes fairy form to save the day when disaster looms in the form of a mysterious stranger.

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When things go well, the cricket on the hearth chirps; it is silent when there is sorrow. Tackleton, a jealous old man, poisons John's mind about Dot, but the cricket through its /5(4).

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