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Featured Book Review • January 25, 2010

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This review is by Scholastic News reader Grace K., from Kentucky

If you’re looking for a classic, read Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater.

Poor Mr. Popper has always dreamed of traveling to the Antarctic. He writes a letter to the famous Admiral Drake, who in return sends him a male penguin. Soon after, the admiral sends a female penguin, and the two penguins have 10 babies! How will the Poppers support their penguin family?

i think you need to read more carfuly.The admral
gives only a male

Mr.poppers penguins is a great book for anyone who likes silly stories about animals! I think the penguins in the book were so funny!

I read this book in language arts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In your review you state that the admiral sends Mr. Popper a female penguin. This is not correct. Mr. Popper gets the female penguin, named Greta from the Mammoth City Aquarium according to pages 66 and 67 in the book.

I read this book when I was in third grade. It was a good book and I really enjoyed it

I have this book except it is a different version. I never read because I got it when I was younger but now that I am in the fifth grade now I can read that version and this version.

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