Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1965 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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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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Review: Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (Lyle the Crocodile)

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I hadn't read this since I was a kid, so I gave it a re-read, thought I might share it with some classes, but it's too weird. I think maybe I missed some important details from previous books. Maybe kids like it just because of the idea of a crocodile walking around behaving like a person. Read full review

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

User Review  - Rebecca Hernandez - Goodreads

From this book, it presues the reader that you shouldn't judge one before knowing how much potential they really have. 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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