Book Summary

    Mr. Popper has penguins in his fridge, an ice rink in the basement, and a family for whom life will never be the same

    How many penguins in the house is too many? Mr. Popper is a humble house painter living in Stillwater who dreams of faraway places like the South Pole. When an explorer responds to his letter by sending him a penguin named Captain Cook, Mr. Popper and his family’s lives change forever. Soon one penguin becomes twelve, and the Poppers must set out on their own adventure to preserve their home
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    Author

    Richard Tupper Atwater

    Year Published

    1938

    Categories

    8-12, animals, Award Winning, Boys, classic, English, family, Girls, in corpus, made into movie

    ISBN 13

    9780316058438

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.95

    # Ratings

    47742

    # of Words

Book Summary

Mr. Popper has penguins in his fridge, an ice rink in the basement, and a family for whom life will never be the same

How many penguins in the house is too many? Mr. Popper is a humble house painter living in Stillwater who dreams of faraway places like the South Pole. When an explorer responds to his letter by sending him a penguin named Captain Cook, Mr. Popper and his family’s lives change forever. Soon one penguin becomes twelve, and the Poppers must set out on their own adventure to preserve their home
(summary from amazon.com)