THE HOUSE ON EAST 88TH STREET by Bernard Waber

THE HOUSE ON EAST 88TH STREET

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Swish, Swash, Splash, Swoosh,"" echoed through the Primms' new house on East 88th Street -- an ordinary house except for its one eccentric resident -- Lyle the crocodile. Warned by Hector P. Valenti, down-and-out star of stage and screen and erstwhile owner of Lyle, to be kind to his pet, the Primms are amply rewarded by the most elegant display of crocodile friendliness. The sweet smell of Lyle's success brings Hector back to claim him and back once again to deposit him, when Lyle sheds a river of crocodile tears for the Primms.

Pub Date: May 1st, 1962
ISBN: 0395199700
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin