WABER, Bernard. American, b. 1924. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Commercial Artist, Conde Nast Publications, and Seventeen mag., NYC, 1952-54; Graphic Designer, Life mag., NYC, 1955-72; Graphic Designer, People mag., NYC, 1974-86. Publications: Lorenzo, 1961; The House on East 88th Street (in U.K. as Welcome, Lyle), 1962; Rich Cat, Poor Cat, 1963; How to Go about Laying an Egg, 1963; Just Like Abraham Lincoln, 1965; Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, 1965; Lyle and the Birthday Party, 1966; "You Look Ridiculous," Said the Rhinoceros to the Hippopotamus, 1966; An Anteater Named Arthur, 1967; Cheese, 1967; A Rose for Mr. Bloom, 1968; Loveable Lyle, 1969; A Firefly Named Torchy, 1970; Nobody Is Perfick, 1971; Ira Sleeps Over, 1972; Lyle Finds His Mother 1974; I Was All Thumbs, 1975; But Names Will Never Hurt Me, 1976; Goodbye, Funny Dumpy- Lumpy, 1977; Mice on My Mind, 1977; The Snake, 1978; You're a Little Kid with a Big Heart, 1980; Dear Hildegarde, 1980; Bernard, 1982; Funny, Funny Lyle, 1987; Ira Says Goodbye, 1988; Lyle at the Office, 1994; Do You See a Mouse?, 1995; Lion Named Shirley Williamson, 1996; Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party, 1997; Lyle at Christmas, 1998; The Mouse That Snored, 2000; Fast Food! Gulp, Gulp, 2001. Address: c/o Houghton Mifflin Children's Books, 8th Floor, 222 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116- 3764, U.S.A.