by Richard Atwater | Grades 1-3
Mr. Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. A humble house painter is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake and, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin, soon has twelve penguins living in his house. First published in 1938,Mr. Popper's Penguins has amused and enchanted generations of children and their parents.