Read the first few pages of this 1939 Newbery Honor book courtesy of publisher Little Brown.
The book's happy story is accentuated by Robert Lawson's charming and detailed black and white illustrations. Lawson's illustrations in They Were Strong and Good; earned the 1940 Caldecott.
|Lawson, Mr. Popper's Penguins|
|Popper's Penguins trailer|
Visit Children's Book-a-Day Almanac to find out more about Mr. Popper's Penguins and the Atwaters.
Bunches of comprehension activities for Mr. Popper's Penguins are available at Homeschool Share. The dozens of printable penguin activities can be used individually or in a lapbook format.
Walking by the Way.
vocabulary list and several more vocabulary printables at Classroom Jr.
pear penguin snack from Kiwi Magazine's "Play With Your Food" article.
penguin fun ideas here.