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.
First published in 1938, Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a classic tale that has enchanted young readers for generations.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (Enhanced Edition)
Average rating4.5 / 5
Made us laugh
February 3rd, 2015
This book was able to keep the keen attention of a 6, 8 and 10 year old - not an easy feat. The humour was gentle and made us laugh - a good choice to read aloud to the family.
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