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Mr. Popper's Penguins (Anniversary) (Hardcover)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (Anniversary) (Hardcover)


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Mr. Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. First published in 1938, this story of a housepainter who is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake, and who, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin, soon has twelve penguins living in his house, has amused and enchanted generations of children and their parents. see more...

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Mr. Popper's Penguins (Anniversary) (Hardcover)
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  • "I remember reading this book as a child back in elementary school." in 1 review
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Barbie S.
League City, TX
78 reviews
I absolutely LOVE this book! It was one of my favorites growing up. It fulfills every animal lover's dream of having a penguin as your very own pet.
Natalie B.
Pittsburgh , PA
507 reviews
This is a really great starter book for newer readers. Simple, funny, and interesting it'll start your child on a lifelong love of books.
Colleen W.
133 reviews
This book is a classic! I think all classrooms should have at least one copy on hand. It's so interesting and goofy, kids love it!
Melissa S.
Spencerville , IN
600 reviews
Omg!! This book is such a classic. I remember reading this for school but also reading it years later because I loved it so much.
Baileigh A.
Evanston, WY
98 reviews
I remember resting this book as a kid. Now working in education, it's still being used. This is a fun book for young readers.
Christine S.
Leander, TX
16 reviews
My daughter and I read this when she was 7. We loved it and it became an addiction, reading until the end. So much fun!
Patricia T.
Rockford, IL
146 reviews
The most adorable book EVER! I loved it every time I read it. I really think it should be a staple in everyone's home.
Lauren L.
Conway, AR
491 reviews
Mr. Poppers penguins was a fun book that I loved when I was little. I can't wait to share it with my children someday.
Jade F.
New Kensingtn, PA
103 reviews
This is such a cute book. My nieces and little cousin absolutely adored it. It was made into a very funny movie.
This book is a great classic. It's a good book to get kids into reading. Kids will love the story and humor.
Marlet F.
13 reviews
Where can I find it?
Victoria G.
Quitman , LA
662 reviews
I didn't even know this was a book I have just seen the movie that's crazy is it better or the same? The movie was great
Morgan D.
20 reviews
I was wondering if anyone else out there watchd the movie and loved it but when reading the book hated it? #GottaloveJimCarey

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