Mr. Popper's Penguins Topics for Discussion

Richard and Florence Atwater
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How are Mr. Popper and Mrs. Popper alike? How are they different?

Why is Mr. Popper fascinated with the North Pole and South Pole, and with penguins? What is the appeal of these things for him?

Describe how the Poppers change their home in order to accommodate the penguins.

How are the penguins characterized? What are their behaviors and motivations?

Describe the three-act show that the Poppers develop for their penguins.

Why do you think Mr. Popper made the decision he did in the final chapter, to give the penguins to Admiral Drake?

Did Mr. Popper do the right thing in leaving with his penguins to the North Pole? Why or why not?

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