Nanny McPhee: Based on the Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda
Mr. and Mrs. Brown were forever having trouble with their numerous and incredibly naughty children . . . until the day Nurse Matilda entered their lives.First published nearly fifty years ago, Nurse Matilda and its two companion books-Nurse Matilda Goes to Town and Nurse Matilda Goes to... show more
Mr. and Mrs. Brown were forever having trouble with their numerous and incredibly naughty children . . . until the day Nurse Matilda entered their lives.First published nearly fifty years ago, Nurse Matilda and its two companion books-Nurse Matilda Goes to Town and Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital-have charmed readers ever since. Now the inspiration for the major motion picture Nanny McPhee, all three beloved books are available once again in a paperback omnibus edition which features the three complete and unabridged books by Christianna Brand, along with Edward Ardizzone's charming black-and-white illustrations. This movie tie-in edition also features an eight-page color photo insert.
Publish date: December 13th 2005
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Media Tie In
, Childrens Classics
, Short Stories
Series: Nurse Matilda -3 (#1)
This is pretty cute and the author's writing style is unique and fun, but I found that I only really enjoyed the first book in the series. The other two were pretty boring and repetitive. I do think it would be a fun book to read to children, spacing each book out so that it's more like revisiting a...
The three Nurse Matilda books that inspired the Nanny Mcphee movies together in one volume. Similar to the Mary Poppins books by P.L. Travers.
excellent Edwardian Mary Poppins-like stories. Like many other children's books of the era, the stories don't form a solid narrative arc. For that see the adaptation into Nanny McPhee. Unlike Mary Poppins, it doesn't seem to be suffering from distressingly racist assumptions.