Lyle is perfectly happy living with the Primms on East 88th St. until irritable Mr. Grumps next door changes all that.
Provides examples of the many kinds of courage found in everyday life and in unusual circumstances, from tasting the vegetable before making a face to being a firefighter or police officer.
The house on East 88th Street: A family moving into a new house discovers in their bathtub a talented crocodile named Lyle, who soon becomes an important part of the family.
A father and daughter explore their neighborhood, talking and asking questions as they go.
Ira is surprised to discover that his best friend Reggie feels happy about having to move to a new town.
Best friends hippopotamuses, Evie and Margie, are surprised to experience jealousy when they try out for the same part in the school play.
All kinds of foods are served faster and faster--until the cook has had enough!
A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.
Count the dogs as Lyle the crocodile's dog walking business grows.
It is impossible for Cat to think of anything but mice, mice, and more mice.
In a cumulative story, one animal after another asks to come in out of the winter cold to sleep in Bearsie Bear's big bed.
Lyle the crocodile causes a neighborhood feud while trying to win the friendship of Mr. Grump's frightened cat, Loretta.
A collection of beloved Christmas stories featuring some of the world's favorite characters.
At Christmastime, Lyle the crocodile helps Mr. Grumps search for his missing cat Loretta.
Lyle the crocodile exeriences many changes in his life when his mother moves in with the Primm family and Mrs. Primm announces she is expecting a baby.
Jealousy over a birthday party for someone else makes Lyle the crodocile seem sick, and he ends up in a hospital for people.
When Gina moves to a new apartment building, she discovers that there are plenty of boys but no girls her own age to play with.
A loudly snoring mouse disturbs the residents of a quiet country house.