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ISBN13: 9780316058438
ISBN10: 0316058432
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A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. "Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story."--"The Horn Book." Newbery Honor Book.

About the Author

Before his death in 1948, Richard Atwater was a newspaper columnist and a professor of Greek. 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.

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dolphingirl, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by dolphingirl)
I remember reading this book when I was in first grade. It's a perfect book for little children because it's about penguins of all animals and has a good balance of humor and seriousness. A very entertaining read.
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Emily Lehman, April 30, 2008 (view all comments by Emily Lehman)
This is one of my favorite books from childhood. I remember laughing and laughing, and then wanting a peguin for a pet. This is a classic that every child should have in thier library.
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tneter, April 27, 2007 (view all comments by tneter)
Beautifully written - sure to have many laughs!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316058438
ill.:
Lawson, Robert
Author:
Lawson, Robert
Author:
Atwater, Richard
Author:
Atwater, Florence
Publisher:
Little, Brown Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
Penguins
Subject:
Penguins -- Juvenile fiction.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Imagination; Humorous; Animals; Penguins; Families
Copyright:
Series Volume:
95-2
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
139
Dimensions:
7.40x4.96x.41 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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