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Mr. Popper's Penguins Audiobook

Mr. Popper's Penguins

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Publisher's Summary

The 1938 classic tells the story of Mr. Popper, the small-town housepainter who dreamed of exploring Antarctic regions, and Captain Cook, the redoubtable penguin who turned Mr. Popper's world upside down.

(P)2009 Hachette

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    Radionoff FPO, AP, United States 09-05-11
    Radionoff FPO, AP, United States 09-05-11
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    "Fun Story"

    Between the fun sound effects the narrator includes in his reading and the simplicity of the story itself, "Mr. Popper's Penguins" will be sure to brighten up the afternoon of anyone who enjoys a cute, family friendly, and comedic story.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 12-25-15
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    "amazing book"

    The book was perfectly written. Its funny and an amazing book. Indefenetly recommend this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    TracyLH Florissant, MO USA 05-03-10
    TracyLH Florissant, MO USA 05-03-10 Listener Since 2009
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    "Well done - fit the time in which it was written."

    A teacher read this story in one of my grade school classes many years ago. I enjoyed hearing it again.

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    Melissa Ashfield, Australia 02-06-12
    Melissa Ashfield, Australia 02-06-12 Member Since 2012
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    "A children's classic"

    A lovely, gently humorous narration of a book beloved by my children; as satisfying as reading the book aloud myself and a much more authentic experience than the movie of the same name.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Billie J. Rorrer Boles California 09-06-16
    Billie J. Rorrer Boles California 09-06-16 Member Since 2013

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    "Cute story!"

    Not so believable. Cute story but I found the movie more entertaining & enjoyable. Not so with most books & movies.

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    L Gatzos 08-13-16
    L Gatzos 08-13-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Enjoyed by a sensitive 4 year old and her parents"
    What did you love best about Mr. Popper's Penguins?

    This is a charming story, and our whole family enjoyed it. No scary scenes or anything that might frighten a sensitive child. It was read at a pace that kept my 4 year old engaged with the story.


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    BenjesBride 07-16-16
    BenjesBride 07-16-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Our Favorite. So far."

    We've had an audible subscription for about one year and this is our favorite story by far. We are ages 3, 7, 38 and 40 and we've listened to it countless times.

    The narration is amazing. The story is delightful. As a bonus we were able to tie in some related geography, history and science to our homeschool memory work. Highly recommend!

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    Amazon Customer 05-26-16 Member Since 2007
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    "exelent"

    Loved it! The narrator could have been better. He wasn't as dramatic as I would have liked it .

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    jonathan rouse 04-14-16
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    "Wonderful!"

    My child was captivated. Such good, classic literature. Great reading by the auditor, very smooth reading.

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    Everett 02-11-16
    Everett 02-11-16
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    "Entertaining and fun!"

    Fun and easy listen, good for the kids, and good for the dad to! Enjoy

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