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Mary Poppins - Mary Shepard, P.L. Travers
Mary Poppins
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From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. This classic series tells the story of the world's most beloved nanny, who brings enchantment and excitement with her everywhere she goes. Featuring the charming... show more
From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. This classic series tells the story of the world's most beloved nanny, who brings enchantment and excitement with her everywhere she goes. Featuring the charming original cover art by Mary Shepard, these new editions are sure to delight readers of all ages.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!
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780152058104 (0152058109)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Mary Poppins , 2 & 3 (#1)
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Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.0 Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
It's been a while since I watched the iconic movie that was based on this book, but its a funny thing when something can be so familiar and yet so foreign. The feel of the book is what I remember the feel of the movie to be but the scenes are certainly different. It seems that they either took quite...
As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it
3.5 Mary Poppins
I must have seen the movie so many times that it's impossible to read about Mary Poppins and not have Julia's delightful face pop into my mind. I know the songs by heart and I hum them constantly..! However, the nanny in this novel wasn't so delightful. She was stern and a bit too vain for my tast...
Lindzielouwho
Lindzielouwho rated it
4.0 Mary Poppins
This is just a classic. The book is way different from the movie so this would be a great example on why you should read a book before going to watch the movie so the student can create an image of their own in their head. I would create a chart that showed the similarities and differences between t...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
4.0 Mary Poppins
Yikes, I don't like the new changes in GR, not at all! Why the hell did they also have to change the review box??I liked this book, it is a wonderful fantasy world, and each story was full with magic. It is very charming, also very British, and I loved the talking animals. It is, no doubt, different...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 Mary Poppins
Our high school drama club put on the musical, Mary Poppins. My friend Joann, whose son, Tim, was in the production, said it was rather different from the Disney movie, albeit containing many of the same songs and somewhat the basic plot outline. So my spouse and I went to the production. We only ma...
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