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Mary Poppins

Author: P L Travers; Mary Shepard
Publisher: London : Collins, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
Two English children's new nanny arrives on the East Wind, slides up the bannister, carries an empty carpet bag with all kinds of things in it, and introduces Jane and Michael to some delightful people and experiences.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, English
Fantastic fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P L Travers; Mary Shepard
ISBN: 0001811010 9780001811010
OCLC Number: 219995702
Notes: Originally published: London : P. Davies, 1934.
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 221, [1] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by P.L. Travers ; with illustrations by Mary Shepard.


Mary Poppins descends on the Banks family from her own mysterious world, blown by the wind, or on a rocket stick. She introduces the children to her world - but always as visitors. She never promises  Read more...
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'Like all great children's classics Mary Poppins is frightening and sad as well as magic and very funny.' The Observer 'Absolutely alive, and aglint with magic.' Walter de la Mare

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