Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

by Bernard Waber
$17.99
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Everyone in the neighborhood loves Lyle the crocodile—except their cranky neighbor and his nervous cat, Loretta. When Mr. Grumps gets Lyle placed in a zoo, it seems there's no hope for Lyle, and he misses the Primms terribly. How can he make everything right and move back home?


  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395169957
  • ISBN-10: 039516995X
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication Date: 03/01/1973
  • Carton Quantity: 40

About the book

A cranky neighbor puts Lyle in the zoo but experiences a change of heart when the crocodile saves him from a fire.

About the author
Bernard Waber

Bernard Waber was the beloved author/illustrator of more than thirty picture books, including Courage, Ira Sleeps Over, and Do You See a Mouse? With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in 1962, his Lyle,  Lyle Crocodile series of books became a mainstay of children's literature. A Literary Landmark plaque commemorating the adventures of this endearing New York City reptile can now be found on East 88th Street and Bernard Waber's artwork is the subject of a traveling retrospective exhibit, curated by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. You can learn more about him at www.bernardwaber.com.

Reviews

"Lyle is as lovable as ever and the story and colored pictures as nonsensical." Booklist, ALA