Every homeshould havea crocodile "Splish, splash. "Over fifty years ago, the Primms moved into the house on East 88th street and found a crocodile soaking in the bathtub. Since then, Lyle has won the hearts of all he meets. This anniversary collection features an introduction by Bernard Waber, Lyle's creator, an MP3 download of Mr.Waber reading "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, "and four complete books: "The House on East 88th Street""Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile""Lyle and the Birthday Party""Lyle Walks the Dogs.
About the Author
Bernard Waber was the beloved author/illustrator of more than thirty picture books, including Courage, Ira Sleeps Over, and Do You See a Mouse? With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in 1962, his Lyle, Lyle Crocodile series of books became a mainstay of children's literature. A Literary Landmark plaque commemorating the adventures of this endearing New York City reptile can now be found on East 88th Street and Bernard Waber's artwork is the subject of a traveling retrospective exhibit, curated by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. You can learn more about him at www.bernardwaber.com.
"Illustrations have verve and are a perfect complement to the story. Highly recommended." —School Library Journal, starred