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Author Atwater, Richard.

Title Mr. Popper's penguins / by Richard and Florence Atwater ; illustrated by Robert Lawson
Published Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1938

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 OFF SITE W'PONDS  JUNIOR FICTION Atw/Mpp  CONFIRMED MISSING
Description 138 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Contents 1. Stillwater -- 2. The voice in the air -- 3. Out of the Antarctic -- 4. Captain Cook -- 5. Troubles with a penguin -- 6. More troubles -- 7. Captain Cook builds a nest -- 8. Penguin's promenade -- 9. In the barber shop -- 10. Shadows -- 11. Greta -- 12. More mouths to feed -- 13. Money worries -- 14. Mr. Greenbaum
Summary Relates how the unexpected delivery of a large crate containing a live penguin changes the life of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the polar region
Notes "First edition."
For children
The frontispiece and illustrated t.-p. form a double plate; illustrated lining-papers
Audience For children
Notes Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 3
Reading Counts 3-5 4.9 5 Q
Newbery Honor Book, 1939
Subject House painters -- Juvenile fiction.
Penguins as pets -- Juvenile fiction
Penguins -- Juvenile fiction.
House painters -- Fiction.
Penguins -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Atwater, Florence.
Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957, illustrator
LC no. 38027840
ISBN 0316058424
9780316058421