Mary Poppins Opens the Door

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Harcourt, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 255 pages
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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 original cover art by Mary Shepard, these new editions are sure to delight readers of all ages.

Mary Poppins reappears just in time! According to her tape measure, Jane and Michael have grown "Worse and Worse" since she went away. But the children won't have time to be naughty with all that Mary has planned for them. A visit to Mr. Twigley's music box-filled attic, an encounter with the Marble Boy, and a ride on Miss Calico's enchanted candy canes are all part of an average day out with everyone's favorite nanny.

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User Review  - Joles - LibraryThing

This is not your movie Julie Andrews Mary Poppins. The real nanny believes much more in tough love. And the children are the better for it. The adventures the children take are numerous and all are ... Read full review

Review: Mary Poppins: Three Enchanting Classics: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, and Mary Poppins Opens the Door (Mary Poppins #1, 2 & 3)

User Review  - idego - Goodreads

what more can be said about these classics. I read these enchanting tales for myself, my daughter and because the writing and characters are forever appealing. You will still love these books, even if ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

P. L. Travers (1899-1996) was a drama critic, travel essayist, reviewer, lecturer, and the creator of Mary Poppins. Ms. Travers wrote several other books for adults and children, but it is for the character of Mary Poppins that she is best remembered. MARY SHEPARD (1910-2000) was the daughter of Ernest Shepard, illustrator of the Winnie the Pooh books and The Wind in the Willows . She illustrated P. L. Travers's Mary Poppins books for more than fifty years.

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