March 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Children’s Book Week Celebrated with Literary Landmark for Lyle the Crocodile’s E. 88th Street

An event on May 14 honored the late Bernard Waber, author of the “Lyle the Crocodile” books, and designated the Yorkville Community School on East 88th Street a Literary Landmark. The street was made famous by Waber in 1962 with Houghton Mifflin’s publication of The House on East 88th Street.