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Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater

Mr. Popper's Penguins (original 1938; edition 1992)

by Richard Atwater

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The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.
Title:Mr. Popper's Penguins
Authors:Richard Atwater
Info:Little, Brown and Company, Paperback, 139 pages
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Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater (1938)

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I enjoyed the book. I don’t like how it ended. ( )
  MaryRachelSmith | Nov 12, 2021 |
upon first reading the book I was a little concerned it was going to be too juvenile for me. however it was amazing and I wish I was mr. popper and I love penguins and this was a perfect gift for me that one of my friends gave me. I listen to the book and read the book and I especially appreciated the real penguin noises. ( )
  MorbidLibrarian | Sep 18, 2021 |
children's fiction (on audio). Nicely brought to life with music and sound effects (but not too much music and sound effects). ( )
  reader1009 | Jul 3, 2021 |
Funny. I did prefer the movie because this took me a bit to get into. ( )
  audraelizabeth | Jun 8, 2021 |
It tells the story of a poor house painter named Mr. Popper and his family, who live in the small town of Stillwater in the 1930s ( )
  VictorTran | Apr 19, 2021 |
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Atwater, Florencemain authorall editionsconfirmed
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The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.

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Mr Popper receives an unexpected delivery--a real, live penguin! Soon, another penguin arrives...and another...until his home is transformed into a snowy winter wonderland. As the penguins--each with a distinct and delightful personality--continue to turn Mr. Popper's life upside down, he decides to take this show on the road. Mr. Popper's penguins becomes a nationwide sensation.
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Hachette Book Group

3 editions of this book were published by Hachette Book Group.

Editions: 0316058432, 0316058424, 1600246753


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