Mr. Popper's Penguins - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

Richard and Florence Atwater
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Chapters 15 and 16 Summary

Chapter 15: Before the penguins can start performing, the theater manager bursts in, and informs Mr. Greenbaum that the final act of the show that day, the Marvelous Marcos, have not turned up. The angry audience is demanding their money back. Mr. Greenbaum is resigned to giving back the money, but Mr. Popper suggests they turn their rehearsal/audition into the final act in the real show, and Mr. Greenbaum agrees. As stagehands help the Poppers furiously prepare, the manager introduces Popper's Performing Penguins. With Mr. Popper on stage, the penguins march in formation while Mrs. Popper plays the piano, and the audience loves it. Nelson and Columbus fight next, as the other penguins sit in a circle and watch. Finally, the penguins fight each other to the top of stepladders for the final act, after which they slide back down. The...

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