Mr Popper's Penguins Author:Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater, Robert Lawson Mr. Popper was a house painter. During the winter he read books on polar exploration while Mrs. Popper swept around him. He wrote letters to exploreers. He wrote one to Admiral Drake in the Antarctic. Admiral Drake sent him an Antarctic penguin, which he named Captain Cook. Mr. Popper, Bill, and Janie Popper were overjoyed. Mrs. Popper was not q... more »uite so pleased.« less
This is a delightful story of Mr. Popper who has enough trouble supporting his own family and then suddenly finds himself with the additional burden of twelve penguins to feed.This book is quite hilarious and extremely funny to read for any child.