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Book Information: Lyle and the Birthday Party

Lyle and the Birthday Party (1966) [Picture Book]
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Series: Lyle the Crocodile

Summary (From the publisher):

As every reader who has met Lyle knows, he is the world's most lovable, sweet-natured, helpful, and generous crocodile. What readers will not know until they read this book is the change that took place in Lyle during the preparations for Joshua's birthday party: when, suddenly, like storm clouds coming down on a lovely day, Lyle was jealous, mean green jealous.

What happened after that leads to some of Lyle's most hilarious adventures to date. For an idea of them, just imagine a large green patient (one who is green by nature) being admitted to the children's ward in a hospital. Then imagine Lyle's penchant for action, and the confusion of the unexpected in a large institution, and Bernie Waber's genius for marvelously expressive illustrations. Put them all together with a birthday party, and you have one of the funniest books in many a year.

Original title: Lyle and the Birthday Party
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture Books

Edition #1: Lyle and the Birthday Party

Lyle and the Birthday Party (1966)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Lyle and the Birthday Party (August 31, 1973)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sandpiper
ISBN: 0395174511
Dimensions: 5.6 x 10.6 x 0.2
Pages: 48

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