the realm of imagination
If you love imaginative stories, beautiful
art, cool activities, and hilarious cartoons, then
CRICKET is the magazine for you!
For more than 35 years CRICKET has
delighted and entertained young readers ages 9
to 14. Each 52-page issue is filled with wonderful
fiction, fantasy, true adventures, poems, and
history, written by award-winning authors and
illustrated by artists who are tops in their field.
You’ll also find fascinating crossword puzzles,
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