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Bernard Waber
Lyle Crocodile
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Bernard Waber Artwork
Lyle Crocodile
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Ask Me by Bernard Waber, illustrated by Suzy Lee
Ira Sleeps Over, Bernard Waber
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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile And Friends: The Art Of Bernard Waber

Aug. 26- Nov. 1, 2015

National Museum of

American Jewish History


Original illustrations, photos,

and materials from Waber's career reveal how he created Lyle the Crocodile, the lovable hero of the classic children's books, as well as many other treasured children's picture books. Special programs are planned.

Don't miss Lyle in his tub! 

Bernard Waber
Sunday New York Times Book Review

from the Sunday New York Times Book Review, July 12, 2015

Bernard Waber’s “Ask Me” begins on a glorious fall day as a girl and her father amble through a park. The book opens with a directive: “Ask me what I like,” she tells him. “What do you like?” he says. “I like dogs. I like cats. I like turtles. I like geese,” she says, spotting a skein of geese over a pond. She prompts him with another question to ask her, and another. They pass joggers, people walking dogs and children playing. They kick piles of leaves into the air. The girl is attentive to everything around her, but never loses the thread of their conversation.  MORE

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