Synopses & Reviews
Lyle, the crocodile, thought everyone loved him until the day he received a hate note from an anonymous despiser.
Everyone loves Lyle the Crocodile. The Primm family certainly does. And the bakery lady. And Mr. Delight, the ice cream man. And Lyle loves the whole, wide wonderful world and thinks the world loves him, until one day he receives a mysterious note that says, 'I hate you. I hate you more than anything.' Why Lyle is disliked and how he convinces everyone that all crocodiles aren't bad is the dilemma in this delightful picture book about one of the most lovable animals ever created.
Lyle is distraught to learn he has an enemy and tries to be an even more lovable crocodile than he was before.
About the Author
Bernard Waber was the beloved author of more than thirty books for young readers, including Courage, Ira Sleep Over, and The Mouse That Snored. With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in 1963, his Lyle the Crocodile became a mainstay of childrens literature, and the adventures of this endearing reptile were featured in numerous books. Because of their honesty, their bravery, and their tremendous heart, his stories and illustrations have been beloved by generations of children