9/27/1924 - 5/16/2013
Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Bernard Waber
NEW YORK (AP) - Bernard Waber, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," has died.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that Waber died May 16 at his Long Island home after a long illness. He was 91.
Waber's "warmth, energy, artfulness, elegance, and abiding respect for children were epitomized in his books," Houghton's senior vice president and publisher of books for young readers, Betsy Groban, said in a...