When a lonely alligator tries to make a new friend, he goes about it all wrong. With gentle humor and silly antics, this is one friendship book that kids will reach for time and again. Alexander the alligator doesn't have any friends, and he's lonely. But when he hears that a new kid is coming to school, he is certain that she'll be his new friend. Alexander tries all kinds of tricks to overcome his shyness and befriend Louise the lion, but he keeps going about it all wrong.