Mr. Popper's Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard and Florence Atwater Year Published: Challenging
"Mr. Popper is a house painter, but his work season ends with the onset of winter, and the family must curtail expenses. Mr. Popper often wishes that he could travel to far-away lands, but, lacking the money for such trips, he contents himself with reading National Geographic Magazine and listening to radio broadcasts of famous explorers. When the Popper family tunes in to one such broadcast by an Admiral Drake, who is exploring Antarctica, they receive a shock: the admiral uses his airtime to answer a letter sent by Mr. Popper. Furthermore, he promises Mr. Popper a surprise coming by express mail. The surprise comes in the form of a penguin, shipped in a large crate directly from Antarctica....." Find out what happens next to Mr. Popper and his family!