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