CRICKET Magazine January 2021


Enter a world of Centaurs and Dwarves, sisters lost in space, meowless cats, and the real Robinson Crusoe.

Cover art by Ingrid Kallick


CRICKET Magazine always inspires and delights with stories, poems, games, and more. This edition is no different. From a folk tale from Russia to futuristic fantasy piece, your child’s imagination will soar around the world and through time.


Get to know Jessalyn’s unusual cat, Katerina’s bright falcon, and some furry, fuzzy Shetland ponies. Plus, follow the plight of a pirate and the first part of a science-fiction tale you won’t want to put down. As always, CRICKET Magazine is chock full of gorgeous illustrations and vocabulary helpers to ensure your kids remain engaged and entertained.


Enjoy features including:

  • The Cat with No Meow by Alexa Tondreau Dahl
  • New Year’s Eve by Beverly McLoughland
  • Katerina and the Bright Falcon by Deborah Gee Zigenis
  • Winter by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Forfeit by Melva Gifford
  • Favorite First Sentences from Cricket readers
  • Once Upon a Time in a Deep, Dark Mine by Constance Rutherford
  • The Pit Ponies by Leslie Norris
  • Sisters and Other Life Forms by Rachel Delaney Craft
  • A Man Cloth’d in Goat Skins by Karen de Foy

Regular features of CRICKET magazine include Letterbox, Cricket Country, Ugly Bird’s Crossbird Puzzle, Cricket League, Cricket and Ladybug, and Old Cricket Says.