Lyle at the Office by Bernard Waber
(Lyle the Crocodile)

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When Lyle the Crocodile visits Mr. Primm's advertising office, he has tons of fun and makes lots of friends. He also gets Mr. Primm fired. However, Lyle manages to save Mr. Primm's career when he rescues the boss, Mr. Bigg, from the local haunted house.
 

About Bernard Waber

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Bernard Waber, who has written eight delightful books about Lyle the Crocodile, a little boy named Ira, and a firefly named Torchy, is the author of more than seventeen picture books for children. Widely praised by reviewers for his ability to describe common family problems, he is best loved by children for his freeflowing humor and gentle characters.
 
Published September 26, 1994 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Lyle the crocodile is back and he's in demand, especially when he goes with Mr. Primm to the office.

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Publishers Weekly

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Bernard Waber's beloved crocodile lands a dog-walking job in this peppy story—more than just a counting book—aimed at a younger audience than its predecessors.

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But when the boss, Mr. Bigg, sees Lyle as a potential product promoter and Mr. Primm balks (``Lyle will never say, `Yum, Yum, Yummy Yum, Yum,' nor will his picture be on a cereal box''), both Mr. Primm and Lyle are shown the door.

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the first, featuring Waber's famous and much-loved crocodile hero, earned a starred review from PW.

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But when Mr. Primm's boss, Mr. Bigg, insists on using Lyle in an advertisement, Mr. Primm quits.

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