Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. Before his death in 1948, Richard Atwater was a newspaper columnist and a professor of Greek.
Popper's Penguins is one of the handful of American books for children that has attained the status of a classic. He is best known for writing Mr. Popper's Penguins with his wife, Florence, who finished the novel when he fell ill. Together, they were honored with the 1939 Newbery Honor Award.
Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater. Then Mrs. Popper had to scrub and polish and straighten the whole place, for she was much too good a housekeeper to leave everything at sixes and sevens while the Poppers were away. Mr. Greenbaum sent them their first week’s pay in advance
This Author: Richard Atwater. This Narrator: Nick Sullivan. The 1938 classic tells the story of Mr. Popper, the small-town housepainter who dreamed of exploring Antarctic regions, and Captain Cook, the redoubtable penguin who turned Mr. Popper's world upside down
This Author: Richard Atwater. This Publisher: Hachette Audio. Popper's Penguins. Popper's world upside down. People Who Liked Mr. Popper's Penguins Also Liked These Free Titles
Richard and Florence Atwater. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. Great for children and adults alike. The reader Nick Sullivan did a fantastic job making each and every character and penguin come to life in the reading.
Richard and Florence Atwater. There was music and sound effects that helped with the ambiance as well. An overall great audio book experience. The story on the other hand is a bit dated and some of the penguin information is now found to be misleading.
Mr Popper's Penguins Audio CD – Audiobook, CD, Unabridged. by Richard Atwater (Author), Florence Atwater (Author), Robert Lawson (Illustrator), Nick Sullivan (Reader) & 1 more.
Popper's Penguins was first published in 1938. Author Richard Atwater, a newspaper columnist and one-time classics instructor, began writing the novel until serious illness forced him to stop. His wife, Florence, finished the story
Popper's Penguins was first published in 1938. His wife, Florence, finished the story. Together they have created a whimsical tale that has a serious, conservationist ending, as Mr. Popper realizes the penguins must be returned to their natural habitat. Award-winning illustrator Robert Lawson provides the elegant, pen-and-ink illustrations.
Popper's Penguins is a children's book written by Richard and Florence Atwater, with illustrations by Robert Lawson, originally published in 1938
Popper's Penguins is a children's book written by Richard and Florence Atwater, with illustrations by Robert Lawson, originally published in 1938. It tells the story of a poor house painter named Mr. Popper and his family, who live in the small town of Stillwater in the 1930s. The Poppers unexpectedly come into possession of a penguin, Captain Cook. The Poppers then receive a female penguin from the zoo, who mates with Captain Cook to have 10 baby penguins.
Audiobook version read by Nick Sullivan. POPPER'S PENGUINS is one of those classic childhood books that kids always remember. Continue reading Show less. Mirroring the partnership of Mr. and Mrs. Popper, Richard Atwater got sick and was unable to finish the book, so his wife, Florence, picked up where he left off. Talk to your kids about.