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Mr. popper's penguins [electronic resource]. Richard Atwater.

Atwater, Richard. (Author). Sullivan, Nick. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781600246760 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Audiobooks, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Nick Sullivan.
Summary, etc.: Mr. Popper dreams about leaving his boring life and going on an adventure to the Antarctic. When the legendary Admiral Drake sends him a live penguin in response to his letter, he is thrilled. Very soon, he also receives a female companion for his penguin and they have 10 children. But Mr. Popper has enough trouble supporting his human family, and so he has the idea to take his penguins to the stage. Soon, Mr. Popper is up to his ears in adventure as he tries to manage 12 performing penguins and the trouble they inevitably get into.Mr. Popper's Penguins remains a classic, read and remembered by generations of loyal fans. Now, 70 years after its publication, it will be given a fresh new voice as an audiobook to attract a new generation of listeners.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
910 Lexile.
5.6 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 63136 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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