CRICKET July-August 2020

Save an Orca whale, go to horse camp, paddle a canoe, and play baseball the old-fashioned way.

Cover art by Cindy Revell


Cricket Magazine is always entertaining, but this edition is oceans of fun. Looking at land and water, you and your children will ride in canoes and on horses, hear whale song and fireworks, and so much more.


This delightful mix of stories and articles with poems, games, and cartoons sprinkled in, and vibrant images bursting from each page will keep your kids entertained from cover to cover. Take a look at baseball of the early 20th century or tour the Galápagos. Try your hand at a tasty and colorful recipe smoothie recipe. And don’t miss the follow ups to some of the previous popular CRICKET Magazine stories!



Enjoy features including:

Underwater Music by Nora Nickum

On Galápagos Islands by Betsy Etchart

Ready, Rosie? by Carol Coven Grannick

Stacking Hay by Meghan Sours

Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me by Timothy Tocher

Pebbles, Pills, and Pellets by Shirley Topeka

Fourth of July Smoothies by Julia M. Messina

Two Canoes and Miles of Water by Bryan Eid

The Best Summer Night Is . . .by Jill Esbaum

The Fool Who Fished for a King by Frederic S. Durbin



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