Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1965 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
36 Reviews
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
  

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The pictures are charming. - Goodreads
The font looks like Times New Roman. - Goodreads
The illustrations are drawn with permanent markers. - Goodreads

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User Review  - ghelmus - LibraryThing

It's a cute, child-friendly story about a really sweet crocodile that just wants to fit in. His mean neighbor constantly complains about him, and eventually, Lyle plans on leaving town. This ... Read full review

Review: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (Lyle the Crocodile)

User Review  - C Wharton - Goodreads

Quite dry & quirky for a children's book. All about a loveable crocodile who tries his best but sometimes gets a bit stuck with life's little challenges. He lives with the Primms, who have sort of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
2
Section 3
41
Section 4
45
Section 5
47

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About the author (1965)

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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