Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber

Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

Written by Bernard Waber
Illustrated by


Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber

A cranky neighbor puts Lyle in the zoo but experiences a change of heart when the crocodile saves him from a fire. Lyle is as lovable as ever and the story and colored pictures as nonsensical. -- Booklist


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

About the Author

Bernard Waber, who has written eight delightful books about Lyle the Crocodile, a little boy named Ira, and a firefly named Torchy, is the author of more than seventeen picture books for children. Widely praised by reviewers for his ability to describe common family problems, he is best loved by children for his freeflowing humor and gentle characters.

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48 pages


Bernard Waber
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Houghton Mifflin

Publication date

1st March 1973



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