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
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...
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.
Max and I loved this one. It's short, quirky and fun. The illustrations are great.