Funny, Funny Lyle (Lyle the Crocodile) (Paperback)

By Bernard Waber

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780395602874, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 1991

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/28/1987)

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Lyle the lovable crocodile faces two big challenges: introducing his mother to city life and preparing for the Primms' new baby.

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

Praise For Funny, Funny Lyle (Lyle the Crocodile)

"Warm and witty, the book's multi-level text gets plenty of help from the colorful pictures in Waber's familiar style, which are a joy in themselves." Booklist, ALA