Mr. Popper's Penguins - Chapters 19 and 20 Summary & Analysis

Richard and Florence Atwater
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Chapters 19 and 20 Summary

Chapter 19: Mr. Popper and all twelve penguins are put in a police wagon and hauled off to the New York City jail. The bail is put at five hundred dollars for Mr. Popper, and a hundred apiece for the penguins. The family is unable to pay that amount, and Mr. Greenbaum is in Hollywood somewhere and unreachable, so they must stay in jail. The penguins become very despondent and weak in prison, and Mr. Popper is sad. After a few days, Mr. Popper gets a visitor. He thinks it is Mr. Greenbaum, but it turns out to be Admiral Drake himself, freshly returned from an expedition. He pays Mr. Popper's bail and Mr. Popper is released. Mr. Popper returns to his family at the hotel, and explains to Drake the entire story of how he got twelve penguins and how he...

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