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Mr. Popper's Penguins

Atwater, Richard (Book - 1988 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Mr. Popper's Penguins
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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.
Authors: Atwater, Richard
Title: Mr. Popper's penguins
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1988, c1938.
Characteristics: 138 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1938.
Summary: 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.
Audience: 910
Awards & Distinctions: Newbery Honor, 1939
Local Note: Accelerated Reader AR 56 10030
Reading Counts RC 49 10050
Additional Contributors: Atwater, Florence
Lawson, Robert - 1892-1957.
ISBN: 0316058424
9780316058421
060602218X
9781451711455
9781435204935
Statement of Responsibility: by Richard and Florence Atwater ; illustrated by Robert Lawson
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 3.0 Quiz: 58.
Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.9 5.0 Quiz: 07978 Guided reading level: Q.
Subject Headings: Penguins Fiction. Humorous stories.
Genre/Form: Humorous fiction.
Topical Term: Penguins
Humorous stories.
LCCN: 87033923
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Library Staff

List - Humorous by: Alice M. Woertendyke Jul 02, 2012

For readers in grades 4-6.

List - Books into Movies by: rikasoodek Jul 30, 2011

Opened June 2011.


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Jul 08, 2014
  • babyjo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

it was better than movie

Jul 02, 2014
  • alperkins rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A true classic that warms the heart and tickles the funny bone!

Aug 07, 2012
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This book is very fun to read. I enjoyed every minute of it.

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Jul 02, 2014
  • alperkins rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Polar-obsessed house painter Mr. Popper is delighted to received a surprise gift from Admiral Drake- a live penguin! One penguin lead to another- and another- and another! Eventually the Popper family is given fame and fortune because of their talented animal family

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