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Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a children’s book written by Richard and Florence Atwater, originally published in 1938. It tells the story of a poor house painter named Mr. Popper and his family, who live in the small town of Stillwater in the 1930s. The Poppers unexpectedly come into possession of a penguin, then get a penguin from the zoo who mates with the first penguin to have 10 baby penguins. Before long, something must be done before they eat the Poppers out of house and home. Newbery winner in 1939. Must-have for any collection of stories. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. Little, Brown and Company, Boston. Copyright 1938, forty second printing. Gorgeous rich vibrant blue, black and white illustrations drawings are impeccable. Book is in excellent condition. 8 1/2 × 6 3/4 inches, 139 pages. No dust jacket.