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Mr. Popper's Penguins - Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater, Robert Lawson
Mr. Popper's Penguins
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A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--The Horn Book. Newbery Honor Book. show more
A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--The Horn Book. Newbery Honor Book.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780590477338 (0590477331)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
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Community Reviews
danae
danae rated it
2.5 "Mr. Popper's Penguins" by Richard and Florence Atwater
I didn't like this one as much as I did when I was a child. That was disappointing. It's still a fun story, though. Just a bit slower than I remember it being. But it still makes me wish I could have a basement full of penguins. :)
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
bookshelves: autumn-2015, halloween-2015, published-1938, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, penguins-puffins-boobies, kiddlewinks Read on October 21, 2015 Why have I shelved this as Hallowe'en read?Page 7, paragraph 4, second sentence: "I have papered all the rooms in the new apartment building...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Some books are just meant to be shared and read aloud. This is one of those books. The text just rolls off the tongue and *feels* right. I only know this because I've read so many books that just don't work as a read aloud - books that, while fun and engaging read alone, feel like a chore every t...
Denise
Denise rated it
5.0 Mr. Popper's Penguins
This was my favorite book when I was a little girl. I loved penguins as a child so this book was like my dream. It is a classic that I will pass on to my children.
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
4.0 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Max and I loved this one. It's short, quirky and fun. The illustrations are great.
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