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Meet the Author

Meet the Author of "The Cricket in Times Square"
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about George Selden's life. 
George Selden



George Selden was born on May 13, 1929 in Hartford, Connecticut.  He attended Loomis School and Yale University.  Selden then furthered his education in Italy on a scholarship.  After returning to the United States, Selden began writing plays before writing books.  


His most famous work was "The Cricket in Times Square".  In all, Selden wrote fifteen books and two plays.