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Richard Atwater

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(1892 - 1948)

Richard Atwater

Richard Atwater was a professor of classics at the University of Chicago who, along with his wife Florence wrote “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.” It went on to win both a Newbery Honor award and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award.



Bibliography

The Children’s Hour Volume 4 (1953)

A collection of humorous and nonsense stories and verse.  Includes a selection from Mr. Popper's Penguins with illustrations by Robert Lawson. 

Author(s): Florence Atwater
Richard Atwater
Walter R. Brooks
Richard Hughes
Hugh Lofting
Betty MacDonald
Laura E. Richards
Carl Sandburg
Various
Carolyn Wells
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson
Robert McCloskey
John Tenniel
Keith Ward
Kurt Wiese
Et al

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Mr. Popper’s Penguins (1938)

When Mr. Popper unexpectedly becomes the proprietor of a troupe of penguins, he takes them on the road to make ends meet.

1939

Author(s): Florence Atwater
Richard Atwater
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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