Mr. Popper's Penguins (Enhanced Edition) (Google eBook)

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Open Road Media, Dec 6, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 140 pages
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Mr. Popper has penguins in his fridge, an ice rink in the basement, and a family for whom life will never be the same How many penguins in the house is too many? Mr. Popper is a humble house painter living in Stillwater who dreams of faraway places like the South Pole. When an explorer responds to his letter by sending him a penguin named Captain Cook, Mr. Popper and his family’s lives change forever. Soon one penguin becomes twelve, and the Poppers must set out on their own adventure to preserve their home. First published in 1938, Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a classic tale that has enchanted young readers for generations.  This ebook features an illustrated biography of Richard and Florence Atwater including rare photos from the authors’ estate, as well as a two videos from Fox Entertainment: a brief documentary on the legacy of Mr. Popper’s Penguins and the complete 2011 motion picture trailer.
  

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Mr.Popper's Penguins was such a great book. It was so funny and it kept me entertained the whole entire time. I kept the book in my hands because it was so interesting and I honestly just loved it ... Read full review

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Children love animal books when they're young but I think this book brings animal books a new twist by making them more mature. Children also normally want a bunch of pets of their own and this ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Chapter IV
Chapter V
Chapter VI
Chapter VII
Chapter VIII
Chapter XIII
Chapter XIV
Chapter XV
Chapter XVI
Chapter XVII
Chapter XVIII
Chapter XIX
Chapter XX

Chapter IX
Chapter X
Chapter XI
Chapter XII
The Legacy
A Biography of Richard and Florence Atwater
Mr Poppers Penguins Motion Picture Trailer
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Richard Tupper Atwater (1892–1948) lived in Chicago and worked as a journalist, often writing humorous pieces for newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune. He wrote two books for children before beginning Mr. Popper’s Penguins, a 1939 Newbery Honor Book. Before he could finish the story, however, he became ill. His wife, Florence Hasseltine Atwater (1899–1979) finished the book, helping launch a story that has remained popular for generations.

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