July/August 2008

Play ball! It's summer, and Cricket is filled with sports and great
escapes! Work up a sweat, then plunge into this month's issue.
You'll find great escapes, an ancient game of Ball and Mallet, and a new episode of "The Star Shard."

Cricket League

  • Photography Contest: Sports

    In August, athletes from all over the world will be competing for
    Olympic medals in Bejing. Meanwhile, everybuggy in Cricket Country is
    enjoying baseball, swimming, and sports of all kinds. What a perfect
    time for a sports photography contest!

  • Web Bonus Art Contest: Fantasy Creatures

    Do you love to imagine characters like Urrt in "The Star Shard"? We'd love to see your best original drawing of an amazing and remarkable fantasy creature. (Entries due by July 25.)

  • Web Bonus Story Contest: Around the Campfire

    Listen to the campfire stories in Old Cricket's Library, then write you own. (Entries due by August 25.)

Old Cricket's Library

  • Part 2

    THE STAR SHARD - Did you miss last month's part of this exciting new series?