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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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JessicaCRoberts
JessicaCRoberts rated it
5.0 "Just a Spoon Full of Sugar"
Review: Mary Poppins is such a great way to introduce students imagination. This book could be used in so many ways in a classroom. Mary Poppins is a most unusual nanny to the Banks children. She uses her magic carpet bag to pull out several items that should not fit in a bag. She also does fun thin...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
4.0 MARY POPPINS by P. L. Travers
Mary Poppins comes as a nanny to the Banks' children. They go on adventures with her but are they real? Only Mary Poppins knows for sure. Mary Poppins is a curmudgeon. She can discipline with only a look. I liked the children. Their wide-eyed awe is on display. Every day is an adventure with...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
2.5 Mary Poppins
Another Backseat Bookshelf read. Reminiscent of Paddington in that each chapter reads like a self-contained adventure. I liked some better than others. Also the use of "Red Indian" at the very end of the book was a big turnoff.
Debbie's Library
Debbie's Library rated it
2.0 Mary Poppins
*2.5 starsI do have to say that I enjoyed the plot and the sort of nonsense which happened in it. But with that said, I didn't enjoy the characters, and that is why my rating is so low. Even though a plot can be good, if I don't like the characters I am not really going to like it in general. So I w...
Debbie's Library
Debbie's Library rated it
2.0 Mary Poppins
*2.5 starsI do have to say that I enjoyed the plot and the sort of nonsense which happened in it. But with that said, I didn't enjoy the characters, and that is why my rating is so low. Even though a plot can be good, if I don't like the characters I am not really going to like it in general. So I w...
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