P. L. Travers
(1899 - 1886)
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.
The Fox at the Manager (1962)
We know there were domestic animals at the manger on Christmas. Were there wild animals as well?
Friend Monkey (1971)
A monkey sets out from Africa and travels to England where he makes many friends.
Fun and Fancy (1962)
An anthology of children’s literature.
The Gingerbread Shop (1952)
The story of buying the gingerbread with gold stars on it from Mary Poppins.
Happy Ever After (1940)
A Mary Poppins story which was later included in Mary Poppins Opens the Door.
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.
The Magic Compass (1953)
A story from Mary Poppins.
Maria Poppina ab A ad Z (1968)
Mary Poppins from A to Z in a Latin translation.
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.
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.
The two first volumes of the Mary Poppins stories in one. In this edition some of the illustrations are in color.
In this adventure the Banks children meet Mary Poppins’ uncle, the Man in the Moon.
Mary Poppins Comes Back (1935)
Mary Poppins returns on the end of Michael’s kite string
Mary Poppins from A to Z (1962)
Twenty-six short stories about the denizens of Cherry Tree Lane.
It’s midsummer eve and Mary Poppins takes her charges to the park.
Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (1975)
A Mary Poppins story about food and cooking, with recipes.
Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (2006)
A Mary Poppins story about food and cooking, with recipes. This is the later edition with colored illustrations.
Mary Poppins in the Park (1952)
More adventures with the world’s favorite nanny, Mary Poppins.
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.
The Mary Poppins Omnibus (1994)
Includes Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back and Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane.
Mary Poppins Opens the Door (1943)
On Guy Fawkes day Mary Poppins returns, thanks to Michael and Jane’s rocket. The first American edition was published without the frontispiece.
This 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, and Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition).
Open the Doors (1965)
An anthology of stories.