The House on East 88th Street (Paperback)

By Bernard Waber

Houghton Mifflin, 9780395199701, 48pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 1975

List Price: 7.99*
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The first book in the Lyle series, this tells the story of how the Primms found Lyle the crocodile in the bathtub of their new home.

About the Author

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.

Praise For The House on East 88th Street

"Illustrations have verve and are a perfect complement to the story. Highly recommended." School Library Journal