Mr. Popper's Penguins (Enhanced Edition)

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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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Review: Mr. Popper's Penguins

User Review  - Amy Ingle - Goodreads

A perfect fanciful, fun, comical read! After having just read this for the first time, I've been wondering why I've never read it earlier in life! It's a true classic, one (as I can testify) that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tricia Douglas - Goodreads

Finally got the chance to read Mr. Popper's Penguins! I enjoyed the story and found the characters humorous and unique for this time period. I even learned a couple of things. When the newspaper ... Read full review

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Contents

Stillwater
The Voice in the
Out of the Antarctic
Captain Cook
Troubles with a Penguin
More Troubles
Captain Cook Builds a Nest
Penguins Promenade
More Mouths to Feed
Money Worries
Mr Greenbaum
Poppers Performing Penguins
On the Road
Fame
April Winds
Admiral Drake

In the Barber Shop
Shadows
Greta
Farewell Mr Popper
A Biography of Richard and Florence Atwater
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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