In the pantheon of iconic children’s literary characters, one crocodile stands above the rest. From beloved author Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a must-read for every child and a must-have for every bookshelf. Don’t be like Mr. Grumps — open your arms and minds and welcome Lyle, Lyle Crocodile into your life.
Lyle the crocodile lives in a house on East 88th Street in New York City. Lyle enjoys helping the Primm family with everyday chores, and playing with the neighborhood kids.
He’s the happiest crocodile any home ever had…until one neighbor insists that Lyle belongs in a zoo! Mr. Grumps and his cat, Loretta, don't like crocodiles, and everything Lyle does to win them over seems to go wrong.
It will take all of Lyle’s charm—and courage—to reveal the hero, and friend, behind the big, crocodile smile.