Mr. Popper's Penguins

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Mr. Popper's Penguins

By Richard Atwater; Florence Atwater; Robert Lawson (Illustrator)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780316186469, 138pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--"The Horn Book." Newbery Honor Book.

About the Author
Before his death in 1948, Richard Atwater was a newspaper columnist and a professor of Greek. He is best known for writing Mr. Popper's Penguins with his wife, Florence, who finished the novel when he fell ill. Together, they were honored with the 1939 Newbery Honor Award.