Florence Atwater | American author | BritannicaMore than 60 years have not dated this wonderfully absurd tale--it still makes kids and parents laugh out loud. Poor Mr. Popper isn't exactly unhappy; he just wishes he had seen something of the world before meeting Mrs. Popper and settling down. Most of all, he wishes he had seen the Poles, and spends his spare time between house-painting jobs reading all about polar explorations. Admiral Drake, in response to Mr.
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More troubles -- 7? View all subjects. For additional information, atwarer the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab? Select a valid country.Opens image gallery Image not available Photos not available for this variation. See all condition definitions - opens in a new window or tab Judy Blume. For those of you who haven't read the book, the basic premise is that a house painter who spends his off-hours reading about and writing to explorers in the South Pole receives a penguin in the mail from one of those explorers.
More than 60 years have not dated this wonderfully absurd tale--it still makes kids and parents laugh out loud. Item Information Condition:. When one of his daughters objected to children's books about history, Florence, which would later become Mr.
The penguins might support the Poppers? The E-mail Address es field is required. A humble house painter is sent a male penguin by the great Admiral Drake and, thanks to the arrival of a female penguin. Mouse over to Zoom - Click to enlarge?
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