Mr. Popper's Penguins Setting & Symbolism

Richard and Florence Atwater
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432 Proudfoot Avenue

This is the home address of the Popper family. Mr. Popper renovates his home to accommodate the penguins by turning his icebox into a nest and turning the cellar into a winter wonderland.

Stillwater

This is the town in which the Poppers live. It is a small town, and no one there had ever seen a live penguin before. Mr. Popper's penguins cause much commotion and confusion in the town.

Antarctic Adventures

Antarctic Adventures is the title of one of Mr. Popper's favorite books about the Antarctic. Mr. Popper reads these kinds of books due to his love of exotic places, particularly the Poles.

Captain Cook

Captain Cook is the name given to Mr. Popper's first penguin, sent by Admiral Drake. Mr. Popper names the penguin after famous explorer Captain James Cook. Captain Cook the penguin's chief characteristic is inquisitiveness. He is always poking around the...

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