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  • Mary Poppins

    P. L. Travers

    Paperback (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, March 15, 2017)
    This slipcase, using original artwork, contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, its the perfect collectable gift. When their new nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives on a gust of the East Wind, greets their mother, and slides up the banister, Jane and Michaels lives are turned magically upside down. You can now read all six of these wonderfully original tales about Jane and Michaels adventures with the magical Mary Poppins. In each book Mary takes the children on the most extraordinary outings: to a fun fair inside a pavement picture; to visit Uncle Andrew who floats up to the ceiling when he laughs; on a spectacular trip to see the Man-in-the-Moon! With her strict but fair, no-nonsense attitude, combined with amazing magical powers, things are never straightforward with Mary Poppins! But she has only promised to stay until the wind changes Beautifully presented in a slipcase with original artwork, this is the perfect gift to be enjoyed all year round.
  • Mary Poppins

    P. L. Travers, P.L. Travers

    eBook (HMH Books for Young Readers, Sept. 15, 1997)
    By P.L. Travers, the author featured in the movie Saving Mr. Banks.From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. It all starts when Mary Poppins is blown by the east wind onto the doorstep of the Banks house. She becomes a most unusual nanny to Jane, Michael, and the twins. Who else but Mary Poppins can slide up banisters, pull an entire armchair out of an empty carpetbag, and make a dose of medicine taste like delicious lime-juice cordial? A day with Mary Poppins is a day of magic and make-believe come to life!
  • Mary Poppins- the Complete Collection

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    Paperback (Harpercollins Childs, March 15, 2010)
    This fantastic omnibus edition contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, it's the perfect gift. When their new nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives on a gust of the East Wind, greets their mother, and slides up the banister, Jane and Michael's lives are turned magically upside down. Familiar to anyone who has seen the film or the West End adaptation, you can now read all six of these wonderfully original tales about Jane and Michael's adventures with the magical Mary Poppins. In each book Mary takes the children on the most extraordinary outings: to a fun fair inside a pavement picture; to visit Uncle Andrew who floats up to the ceiling when he laughs; on a spectacular trip to see the Man-in-the-Moon! With her strict but fair, no-nonsense attitude, combined with amazing magical powers, things are never straightforward with Mary Poppins! But she has only promised to stay until the wind changes! Titles include: / Mary Poppins / Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door / Mary Poppins Opens the Door / Mary Poppins in the Park / Mary Poppins Comes Back
  • Mary Poppins in the Park

    P. L. Travers

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, March 7, 2013)
    Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures!The original and classic stories available now in all-new luxurious livery in time for the release of the 2018 movie.Whether it’s a lion loose in the park or story-book characters coming to life, when Mary Poppins is in residence in Cherry Tree Lane, you can be sure that wonderful adventures will follow.More than eighty years since we first met Mary Poppins, this original, classic story is still charming readers and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of everyone’s favourite magical nanny.Enjoy the fourth book in the iconic series.
  • Mary Poppins

    Dr. P. L. Travers, Júlia Sardà

    Hardcover (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 23, 2018)
    A stunning, full-color illustrated edition of the classic novel about the magical nanny who has delighted children and adults the world over. Experience the fantastical adventures of the magical nanny who inspired the classic film, stage show, and young imaginations the world over in a whole new way. This illustrated gift edition features silver foil on the cover and beautiful artwork by Júlia Sardà that re-imagines Mary's London in rich, full color. Ideal for the lifelong Mary Poppins fan or serious collector, this edition also makes for a lovely family read-aloud.
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  • Mary Poppins: Three Enchanting Classics: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, and Mary Poppins Opens the Door

    Dr. P. L. Travers

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Oct. 1, 2006)
    Who can slide up banisters, banish naughtiness with a swift "Spit-spot," and turn a make-believe sidewalk drawing into a lovely day in the park? Mary Poppins, of course! From the moment the beloved nanny arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life for the Banks family is full of excitement. With the smash-hit London musical adaptation of Mary Poppins coming to Broadway in November 2006, this is the time for everyone's favorite nanny to find a place in the hearts of the next generation of fans--and the ideal moment for this boxed set, featuring three adventures in paperback: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, and Mary Poppins Opens the Door.
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  • Mary Poppins

    Dr. P. L. Travers, P.L. Travers

    Paperback (Sandpiper, Sept. 15, 1997)
    Life was never the same again for the Banks family after the astonishing Mary Poppins blew in with the east wind. This revised edition introduces some delightful new characters. “Delightful nonsense that defies an age boundary of appreciation.”--Booklist
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  • Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back

    Dr. P. L. Travers

    Hardcover (HMH Books for Young Readers, March 1, 2007)
    By P.L. Travers, the author featured in the major motion picture, Saving Mr. Banks. Who can slide up banisters, banish naughtiness with a swift "Spit-spot," and turn a make-believe sidewalk drawing into a lovely day in the park? Mary Poppins, of course! This omnibus edition combines the two Mary Poppins classics, Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back, that inspired both the 1964 movie and the Broadway musical. With the original, iconic illustrations by Mary Shepard and the heartwarming stories that have brought laughter to children all over the world, this book is chock-full of all things magical!
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  • Mary Poppins: The Original Story

    P. L. Travers

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, March 27, 2010)
    Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures!The original best-loved classic about the world’s most famous nanny – Mary Poppins.When the Banks family advertise for a nanny, Mary Poppins and her talking umbrella appear out of the sky, ready to take the children on extraordinary adventures.Mary Poppins is strict but fair, and soon Michael and Jane are whisked off to a funfair inside a pavement picture and on many more outings with their wonderful new nanny!Needless to say, when at last ‘the wind changes’ and she flies away, the children are devastated. But the magic of Mary Poppins will stay with the Banks family forever.The original story of the world’s most famous nanny, Mary Poppins, is a timeless classic that has enchanted generations.
  • Mary Poppins

    P. L. Travers

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, Aug. 16, 2018)
    An exquisite flagship gift edition of an iconic classic, illustrated by the current Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child. When Mary Poppins arrives at their house on a gust of the East Wind and slides up the bannister, Jane and Michael Banks’s lives are turned magically upside down. Who better to reimagine this endearing children’s classic than today’s most instantly recognisable and best-loved artist-illustrator? Lauren Child brings the magic of Mary Poppins into the hearts and imagination of readers and fans new and old. First published in 1934, Mary Poppins has been delighting readers ever since, both in books and on film. This stunning deluxe edition is published ahead of the release of the hotly anticipated Disney film Mary Poppins Returns.
  • Aunt Sass: Christmas Stories

    P.L. Travers

    Hardcover (Hachette Books, Oct. 20, 2015)
    A collection of charming holiday tales, by the author of Mary Poppins - a timeless gift for all ages. Each of the stories in this book was written by P.L. Travers as a holiday gift, sent to her friends and family and never published. Now millions of readers and generations of film-goers will get a peek behind the curtain and see how she used her life story to inform her fiction. Whether it is Aunt Sass herself - who is partly her inspiration for Mary Poppins - or the crass ex-jockey whose life work is not at all what it appears, the characters are unforgettable. P.L. Travers wrote with a signature blend of sugar and spice; her characters, including Mary Poppins, are endearing, outsized, and cozy. The Aunt Sass Christmas Stories will delight any child - naughty or nice.
  • Mary Poppins - the Complete Collection

    P.L. Travers

    eBook (HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Nov. 28, 2013)
    Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures!This fantastic omnibus edition contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition).When their new nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives on a gust of the East Wind, greets their mother, and slides up the banister, Jane and Michael’s lives are turned magically upside down.Familiar to anyone who has seen the film or the West End adaptation, you can now read all six of these wonderfully original tales about Jane and Michael’s adventures with the magical Mary Poppins. In each book Mary takes the children on the most extraordinary outings: to a fun fair inside a pavement picture; to visit Uncle Andrew who floats up to the ceiling when he laughs; on a spectacular trip to see the Man-in-the-Moon! With her strict but fair, no-nonsense attitude, combined with amazing magical powers, things are never straightforward with Mary Poppins! But she has only promised to stay until the wind changes…Titles include:• Mary Poppins• Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane• Mary Poppins and the House Next Door• Mary Poppins Opens the Door• Mary Poppins in the Park• Mary Poppins Comes Back