Scrapbook: Literary Landmark in Yorkville

| 17 Feb 2015 | 01:06

Yorkville Community School celebrated Children's Book Week by helping declare the school and the street where it stands a Literary Landmark. The street was made famous by children's author/illustrator Bernard Waber (Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, Ira Sleeps Over) in his book, The House on East 88th Street.

Pictured, from left to right, are Virginia Stanley (United for Libraries), Rocco Staino (Empire State Center for the book), Betsy Groban (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt publishing), Gary Gentel (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Lyle (the Crocodile), Stephanie McLaughlin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Paulis Waber (daughter of the author, Bernard Waber), Margaret Tice, Samantha Kaplan (Principal of YCS)