Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
ISBN: 0395137209
EAN13: 9780395137208
Language: English
Release Date: Oct 1, 1987
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 0.24" H x 10.24" L x 7.72" W
Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Everyone in the neighborhood loves Lyle the crocodile--except for a cranky neighbor and his nervous cat Can lovable Lyle make everything right with his grumpy neighbors?

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.

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5
   Classic Story
Bought it for Christmas and will look into buying the other books by Lyle Crocodile. In my opinion, this book is a classic. Lyle lives in NYC with his human family and not everyone appreciates him at first. The Hardcover edition is loved.
 
5
   Wonderful
I noticed that among the few readers who read the Lyle books, I have seen them criticized to children who were too young. I think that a child should be at least 5 to understand and thoroughly enjoy. My 6 year old grandson loved this one and if he was cranky, he would tell him that he was acting like Mr. Grumps, but his behavior was automatically improved.
 
5
   Awesome memories
I am so thrilled to receive this book! I had this one, and the birthday party when I was a kid. I read them both over and over and over again. These books are one reason that I have stayed interested in reading my whole life. I love it and HIGHLY recommend it to anyone who has children or anyone who is a kid at heart.
 
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   E-book
As a kid, Lyle has always been one of my favorite books, so when I saw it on the Kindle, I had to buy it to share with my daughter. It is a new experience for both of us to read children's books on a Kindle, but I love that I don 't have to find space for the millions of books I want to own.
 
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   Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Moreover, I thought that the music was very distracting and annoying. I wanted to introduce my grandchildren to reading a recorded book and participating by listening along and turning the pages. My grandchildren, ages 3 and 4, disliked the story very much and I could not wait for the music and story to come to an end. I am sorry that I have purchased this book.
 
5
   A childhood favorite
When I was a child, this was one of my favorite books to check out of the library. I now enjoy reading it to my own daughters.
 
3
   Too wordy and not in a good way
There is a lot of repetition and the parts of the story aren 't engaging. Also because this a old stereotypical '' portrayal of characters encourages a classical mindset, though the message of the story is that looks can be deceptive and inclusive. The message is good, but not a great execution unfortunately.
 
4
   Nice book that teaches about the importance of not judging people
This is a really nice book that teaches the importance of not judging people. It is a little overly long for the story, but quite pleasant.
 
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