Publication Date: 1938
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 910L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level Q
Interest Level: Grades 3-5
Major Awards: 1939 Newbery Honor
Number of Pages: 139 pages
Approximate Word Count: 42,395 words -- The average reader will spend 2 hours and 49 minutes reading Mr. Popper's Penguins at 250 words per minute.*
Audible Book Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
Book Themes: Adventure, Love, Family, Fullfillig Dreams
Setting: Popper Home in Stillwater, Oklahoma -- Cross Country Road Trip to Various Cities with the Penguins doing Shows
This parcel of penguins really performs!
First Line: It was an afternoon in late September.
Point of View: Third Person Point of View restricted to the Popper family
*Estimate from Reading Length