CRICKET Magazine November-December 2020


Celebrate world holidays of hope and light, family traditions, winter magic, and colorful dragons.


Cover art by Kristina Swarner


Winter is coming to CRICKET Magazine, but as always, CRICKET brings fascinating fables, gorgeous art, and awesome activities. With a focus on winter holidays, tales and traditions from around the world, and even a couple of curious cats, you and your kids will want to snuggle up and spend the season hibernating with this magazine.


Starting with a sophisticated snow story from Japan, a fascinating fable from Korea, a thankful tradition from Thailand, and a variety of views on Christmas, this edition of CRICKET Magazine is chock full of delightful surprises. And thankfully, we didn’t forget turkey day! You and your children can make a tasty treat for the traditional holiday or retell a tale about two Thanksgivings around the table.


Enjoy features including:

  • The Snow Woman’s Daughter by Eugie Foster
  • Winter by Patricia N. Clark
  • Wishing for Christmas by Kirsti Harris
  • Thanksgiving Spell by Susan Vande Griek
  • The Wishing Tree of the Blue Dragon Temple by B. C. Bond
  • Loy Krathong by Susan Vande Griek
  • The Island of Many Colors by Katharine Argall
  • The Traveler by Connie Martin
  • November Cat by Sandi Leibowitz
  • Cricket Readers Recommend
  • Midnight’s Christmas by Delia Hamilton
  • The Year of Two Thanksgivings by Bianca Kennedy
  • Gingerbread Pear Muffins by Heather Kraubner

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