Annotations for Mr. Popper's Penguins


Baker & Taylor
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.

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Baker & Taylor
With twelve penguins on his hands as pets, Mr. Popper finds himself unable to continue his occupation as a house painter

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Hachette Book Group
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.

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