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P. L. Travers

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(1899 - 1886)

P. L. Travers

Pamela Lyndon Travers OBE (born Helen Lyndon Goff; August 9, 1899 – April 23, 1996) was an Australian-born British novelist, actress and journalist. In 1924 she emigrated to England where she wrote under the pen name P. L. Travers. In 1933 she began writing her series of children’s novels about the mystical and magical English nanny Mary Poppins. Her popular books have been adapted many times, including the 1964 film starring Julie Andrews and the Broadway musical originally produced in London’s West End.



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The Fox at the Manager (1962)

We know there were domestic animals at the manger on Christmas. Were there wild animals as well?

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Thomas Bewick

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Friend Monkey (1971)

A monkey sets out from Africa and travels to England where he makes many friends.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Charles Keeping

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Fun and Fancy (1962)

An anthology of children’s literature.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
P. L. Travers
Louis Untermeyer
Et al
Illustrator(s): Lilian Obligado
Mary Shepard
Et al

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The Gingerbread Shop (1952)

The story of buying the gingerbread with gold stars on it from Mary Poppins.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Gertrude Elliott

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Happy Ever After (1940)

A Mary Poppins story which was later included in Mary Poppins Opens the Door.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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I Go By Sea, I Go By Land (1964)

Two children are evacuated from England to America in World War II. Edward Ardizzone did the dust jacket for this edition.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
Gertrude Hermes

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The Magic Compass (1953)

A story from Mary Poppins.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Gertrude Elliott

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Maria Poppina ab A ad Z (1968)

Mary Poppins from A to Z in a Latin translation.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins (1934)

When the Banks family’s new nanny blows in on the east wind the children are in for a series of magical adventures.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins (1981)

In this revised edition of the first Mary Poppins book, some inappropriate language has been removed. The cover image is from the 1997 signed limited edition.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back (1943)

The two first volumes of the Mary Poppins stories in one. In this edition some of the illustrations are in color.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (1989)

In this adventure the Banks children meet Mary Poppins’ uncle, the Man in the Moon.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins Comes Back (1935)

Mary Poppins returns on the end of Michael’s kite string

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins from A to Z (1962)

Twenty-six short stories about the denizens of Cherry Tree Lane.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (1982)

It’s midsummer eve and Mary Poppins takes her charges to the park.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (1975)

A Mary Poppins story about food and cooking, with recipes.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (2006)

A Mary Poppins story about food and cooking, with recipes. This is the later edition with colored illustrations.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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Mary Poppins in the Park (1952)

More adventures with the world’s favorite nanny, Mary Poppins.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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The Mary Poppins Library (1962)

A boxed set of the four Mary Poppins books: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door and Mary Poppins in the Park.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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The Mary Poppins Omnibus (1994)

Includes Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back and Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane.

Author(s): P. L. Travers
Illustrator(s): Mary Shepard

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