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The classic Newbery Honor book that inspired the hilarious Jim Carrey movie--and a childhood favorite book for generations.

Mr. Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. A humble house painter is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake and, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin, soon has twelve penguins living in his house. First published in 1938, Mr. Popper's Penguins has amused and enchanted generations of children and their parents.
Paperback, 67 pages
Published on April 1, 1956 by Anchorage Pr
ISBN-10: 0876021593
ISBN-13: 9780876021590
19 Book Reviews
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  • charge675
    charge675Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 9:09 am44 stars
    this book is good because it brings you in you in to the story .People should read this book .
    • pets1252
      pets1252Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:43 pm
      this is my top 10 favorite books because of how I really understand it and I have a heart for animals aswell especially penguins I love the penguin captain cook.
      • targeted
        targetedSaturday, December 13, 2014 at 6:48 am
        I loved the movie
      • neoncat
        neoncatSunday, February 2, 2014 at 6:12 pm44 stars
        Nice :)
        • mjtomasetti
          Mrs. TomasettiSunday, January 5, 2014 at 7:08 pm
          Seems like a perfect book for January!
          • minime13
            minime13Friday, March 15, 2013 at 6:41 pm55 stars
            i love it halarious. in chapter1 do the housewives realy like mr.popper painting
            • cakey98
              cakey98Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 6:04 am44 stars
              i love i, it a hilarious book and really awesome
              • briana
                brianaSaturday, April 28, 2012 at 6:25 pm
                i want to read it sound so good.my friend said it so good her name is jackie it a girl and she sits acrosse me and she is cool and she let me read it like have way and i have a sister named zenaya and she has a idogo.she has brown eyes and brown hair she love dogs and people and she likes school and math and sicence and she gets straghit A+ she gose to franklin and she likes her friend.the end she said i keep on writing words and she said to go to a 100 words the end
                • yobro
                  yobroSaturday, March 24, 2012 at 7:53 am33 stars
                  this is a very cute story about how a man gets attached to animals and he wants to keep them but some people dont agree.