In the pantheon of iconic children’s literary characters, one crocodile stands above the rest. From beloved author Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a must-read for every child and a must-have for every bookshelf. Don’t be like Mr. Grumps — open your arms and minds and welcome Lyle, Lyle Crocodile into your life.
Everyone in the neighborhood loves Lyle the crocodile—except for a cranky neighbor and his nervous cat! Lyle lives with the Primm family in the house on East 88th Street in New York City. He enjoys helping with chores and playing with neighborhood kids. He's the happiest crocodile any family ever had . . . until one neighbor insists that Lyle belongs in a zoo! It will take all of Lyle's charm—and courage—to reveal the hero and friend behind that big crocodile smile.
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.