Mr Popper's Penguins Author:Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater Every day while Mr. Popper paints the outside of houses, he dreams of traveling to far-off places. Most of all, he wishes he could visit the icy North or South Pole. When he sees a movie about Antarctica, he is so fascinated that he writes to Admiral Drake, an explorer there. — Instead of answering the letter, the Admiral sends a large wooden box... more » with holes punched in the sides. When Mr. Popper removes the outer boards, out jumps a full grown penguin. From then on, his days are filled with one adventure after another.
Richard and Florence Atwater's delightful story of the friendship between a gentle house painter and his unusual pets continues to entertain children of all ages. Narrator Paul Hecht will captivate youngsters with his lively performance of this humorous American classic and inspire them to read for themselves.« 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.