Mr. Popper's Penguins
Publish date: November 2nd 1992
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 139
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Mr. Popper paints houses in little city of Stillwater. Once the house-painting season is over, Mr. Popper settles in for the winter to read his travel books. He dreams of going to Antarctica one day. But one day Antarctica comes to him, in the form of a penguin in a package sent from the Antarctic e...
A very fun and entertaining book. Since this book was originally written in the 1930s, it has the distinct style of old children's books. It is very unrealistic and silly, but still a very good read. I really enjoyed the ridiculous plot and funny situations that the Popper family and the penguins fi...
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. :)
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...
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...