Lyle, the crocodile, thought everyone loved him until the day he received a hate note from an anonymous despiser.Lyle, the crocodile, thought everyone loved him until the day he received a hate note from an anonymous despiser.Hide synopsis
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin/Children's choice Book Club
Description:Very Good. 0590757741 Overall very nice, Minor nicks here and...Very Good. 0590757741 Overall very nice, Minor nicks here and there, email with specific questions, we will get back to you A.S.A.P.........STOCK PHOTOS MAY VARY FROM THE ACTUAL ITEM. ACTUAL PHOTOS AVAIL. UPON REQUEST.
Description:Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use...Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
Description:Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy...Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy with confidence. Every order is shipped the same day or the next day. This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear.
Description:Good. B000YCQOL8 (5-7) Additional items ship at a discounted...Good. B000YCQOL8 (5-7) Additional items ship at a discounted rate (not free). Please ask for details. Please Note: Pictures may be catalog/stock photos and NOT an actual picture of the actual item being sold. If you are looking for a particular cover art or edition, please ask BEFORE buying. Typical transit time for standard media mail is 7-10 business days.
Description:Fair. Ex-Library Book-will contain Library Markings. Help save...Fair. Ex-Library Book-will contain Library Markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Thriftbooks. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
Lyle is a kind, gentle crocodile that lives with the Primm family on East 88th Street. Everyone loves Lyle, so it is surprising when the crocodile starts receiving hate notes through the mail slot. No one is able to catch the person leaving the notes, and each note expresses a growing detest of the lovable reptile. Lyle becomes very disturbed by the notes, and endeavors to be even nicer than he was before, helping strangers and using his manners whenever he has the opportunity. But the letters keep arriving.
Finally, the family notices a little girl hanging around the house. The little girl, called Clover, is new to the neighborhood and runs away each time the family tries to greet her. Mrs. Primm eventually catches Clover red-handed as she is about to drop a note through the slot. But why does Clover hate Lyle so much?
The story is an excellent example of overcoming prejudice. Lyle has a enemy because people tend to fear what they don't understand, not because he has done anything to offend anyone. It teaches children what harm can come from ignorance and hate. In the end, the oppressed takes the high road and triumphs while the oppressor sees the error of their ways.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!