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Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 8Q5.616160
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.
Hardcover, 139 pages
Published on September 26, 1988 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0316058424
ISBN-13: 9780316058421
19 Book Reviews
  • charge675
    charge675over 8 years44 stars
    this book is good because it brings you in you in to the story .People should read this book .
    • pets1252
      pets1252over 8 years
      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.
    • neoncat
      neoncatalmost 9 years44 stars
      Nice :)
      • mjtomasetti
        Mrs. Tomasettialmost 9 years
        Seems like a perfect book for January!
        • minime13
          minime13over 9 years55 stars
          i love it halarious. in chapter1 do the housewives realy like mr.popper painting
          • cakey98
            cakey98about 10 years44 stars
            i love i, it a hilarious book and really awesome
            • briana
              brianaover 10 years
              i want to read it sound so 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
                yobroover 10 years33 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.