Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1965 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
43 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  - Angela Scott - Goodreads

This picture book would be good for children above the age of 5 because it's a cute story. I wouldn't go younger than that because it is kind of long and there is little interaction in it. It's about ... 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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