Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1965 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Lyle is perfectly happy living with the Primms on East 88th Street in New York City until Mr. Grumps, their irritable neighbor, has Lyle put in the zoo.

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The pictures are charming. - Goodreads
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Review: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (Lyle the Crocodile)

User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

Another classic from childhood, Lyle struggles to find his place and acceptance in the city thanks to Mr. Grumps. All is well by the end, however, when Lyle saves the day! Good for preschool and up story times. Read full review

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

User Review  - Joleene Libby - Goodreads

Lyle lives in New York City with the Primm family. He enjoys living with them and is very happy. But Mr. Grump and his cat are not very happy that Lyle is living nearby and eventually Lyle is forced ... Read full review

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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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