Mr. Popper's Penguins

Written by Richard Atwater and Florence Atwater and Illustrated by Robert Lawson

Mr. Popper, a house painter, lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma with his wife and two children. He is intrigued with explorers and writes to polar explorer Admiral Drake. The Admiral then sends him a penguin whom Mr. Popper names Captain Cook. Greta joins Captain Cook and they have ten babies. After trying the cirucs, Mr. Popper realizes where the penguins truly belong.

Age Range 7 - 11 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
139
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Grade Level 2nd - 6th
ISBN
9780316058438
Lexile 910
Themes