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Mr. Popper's Penguins

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater

Narrated By: Nick Sullivan

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: April 2009

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes


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.


  • Carrie Carpenter

    We listened to it in my school class and the children thoroughly enjoyed the delightful tale of Mr. Popper and the antics of his penguins.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Sandra Bernight

    It was truly a grand reading. I enjoyed it very much. If you have seen the movie, the book is so different. I loved it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Tyler English-Rush

    Cool book me and the456 love it there is 12 penguins I rate it 5 of 5

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.