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Mr. Popper's Penguins

By Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater (Hardcover Book, 1988)
Mr. Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. First published in 1938, this story of a housepainter who is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake, and who, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin, soon has twelve penguins living in his house, has amused and enchanted generations of children and their parents.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $18.99 US/$26.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316058421

    • On Sale Date: 09/26/1988

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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Mr. Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. First published in 1938, this story of a housepainter who is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake, and who, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin, soon has twelve penguins living in his house, has amused and enchanted generations of children and their parents.

Before his death in 1948, Richard Atwater was a newspaper columnist and a professor of Greek. He is best known for writing Mr. Popper's Penguins with his wife, Florence, who finished the novel when he fell ill. Together, they were honored with the 1939 Newbery Honor Award.

Product Details

Mr. Popper's Penguins
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $18.99 US/$26.99 CAN
  • Pages: 139
  • ISBN-13: 9780316058421
  • On Sale Date: 09/26/1988
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