The House on East 88th Street

The House on East 88th Street

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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.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395199701

  • ISBN-10: 0395199700

  • Pages: 48

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 08/13/1975

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD660L
    • Guided Reading Level M
    • Reading Recovery Level 19

Bernard Waber
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Bernard Waber

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

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395199701

  • ISBN-10: 0395199700

  • Pages: 48

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 08/13/1975

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD660L
    • Guided Reading Level M
    • Reading Recovery Level 19

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