CRICKET September 2020

How do you cope with a talking donut, gamer parents, a lovelorn time traveler, and troublesome Roman gods?

Cover art by Jaime Kim


This edition of CRICKET Magazine explores every corner of creativity. Chock full of stories and poems from around the world, you and your kids will be inspired to let your imaginations run wild.


Ever consider what a donut has to say? Or what your parents would be like if they were robots? Wondering what your next great read should be? CRICKET Magazine answers all these questions, and more. The half a dozen beautifully crafted short stories, poetry, games, and reading recommendations are just the beginning. As always, CRICKET is also bursting with colorful illustrations and vivid pictures to bring each article to life.


Enjoy features including:

  • The Kind of Girl Donuts Talk Toby Amy Elisabeth Bokser
  • Can I Live Within Your Smile? by Hope Letson
  • The Traveler by Connie Martin
  • Cyber-Parents by Jo Mularczyk
  • The Goose and the Swan by Kate Selby
  • Things to See from a Bedroom Window by Beverly McLoughland
  • Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me by Timothy Tocher
  • Cricket Readers Recommend
  • Mercury’s Sandals by Rose Edwards



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