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10 thoughts on “Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1)

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    Reread for our classics discussion on the blog you ve never read Mary Poppins, you re missing out on one of the great classics of children s literature It s been a long time since I ve read these books that I loved so much as a child, but I immediately felt as though I was visiting with old friends The thing of it is, I m quite sure that I felt this way the very first time I read the book as well P.L Travers wr Reread for our classics discussion on the blog you ve never read Mary Poppins, you re m...


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    OK, here s the thing P.L Travers s Mary Poppins is not Walt Disney s Mary Poppins Weirdly, I love both versions equally, although Travers s portrayal of adult child relationships isaccurate, I think In the book, the kids clearly inhabit a fantasy world of which their parents are completely oblivious Mary Poppins, an acid tongued nanny, serves as a conduit to these fantasy worlds, which are often quite dangerous Under Mary s protection, the Banks children explore some dark, glorious w OK, here s the thing P.L Travers s Mary Poppins is not Walt Disney s Mary Poppins Weirdly, I love both versions equally, although Travers s portrayal of adult child relationships isaccurate, I think In the book, the kids clearly inhabit a fantasy world of which their parents are completely oblivious Mary Poppins, an acid tongued nanny, serves as a conduit to these fantasy worlds, which are often quite dangerous Under Mary s protection, the Banks children explore some dark, glorious worlds, then are safely transported back home Unlike Disney, Travers doesn t try to reconcile the kids to their paren...


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    I feel terrible right now I mean THIS IS THE MARY POPPINS BOOK THAT IS SO FAMOUS ALL OVER THE UNIVERSE And I m rating it 2 stars What iswrongwith me So right now, I m mortally embarrassed and a little ashamed, but if I m going to review books honestly, I have to go in this direction Let s have some positives first, though, shall we I love how magical the story is The adventures Mary Poppins takes the children on They re incredible Only a few were in the movie, so most of them wer I feel terrible right now I mean THIS IS THE MARY POPPINS BOOK THAT IS SO FAMOUS ALL OVER THE UNIVERSE And I m rating it 2 stars What iswrongwith me So right now, I m mortally embarrassed and a little ashamed, but if I m going to review books honestly, I have to go in this direction Let s have some positives first, though, shall we I love how magical the story is The adventures Mary Poppins takes the children on They re incredible Only a few were in the movie, so most of them were new to me I loved the wildness Gosh, the author has a seriously incredible imagination Writing It s really fabulous That very old omni present styleI really do like it It s not cluttered with detail And can we spare a moment for the NAME Mary Poppins It s catchy You just want to say it all over th...


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    Story of the world s most beloved nanny, Mary Poppins Mary Poppins 1 , P.L Travers, Mary Shepard Illustrator Mary Poppins is a series of eight children s books written by P L Travers and published over the period 1934 to 1988 Mary Shepard was the illustrator throughout the series The books centre on the magical English nanny Mary Poppins, who is blown by the East wind to Number 17 Cherry Tree Lane, London, and into the Banks s household to care for their children Encounters with pavemen Story of the world s most beloved nanny, Mary Poppins Mary Poppins 1 , P.L Travers, Mary Shepard Illustrator Mary Poppins is a series of eight children s books written by P L Travers and published over the period 1934 to 1988 Mary Shepard was the illustrator throughout the series The books centre on the magical English nanny Mary Poppins, who is blown by the East wind to Number 17 Cherry Tree Lane, London,...


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    For the Celebrity Death Match Review Tournament, Pride and Prejudice 1 versus Mary Poppins 32 NARRATOR It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an impecunious father with four unmarried daughters is in urgent need of a magic nanny And so it came to pass that Miss Mary Poppins took up residence in the Bennet householdScene 1Breakfast at the Bennets The four sisters are laughing, talking loudly, reaching after toast etc MARY POPPINS Lydia, don t slouch Slouching is genera...


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    Like many others, I wanted to read Mary Poppins prior to watching Saving Mr Banks so that I could see what PL Travers arguments would be about Walt Disney changing her work I have to say that I am glad that Disney changed it In the story, Mary Poppins was not a likeable character to me I just wanted to get through the story to see...


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    Wait hold on Mary Poppins is snarky You mean she doesn t have rosy cheeks, a fresh shimmer of newly applied lipstick, or break out into overly saccharine songs She s not Julie Andrews Okay, let me make the mental adjustment and open my heart to this edgy Plain Jane nanny who uses an early version of Jedi mind con...


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    perfect book to make you sleep


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    I ve wanted to read Mary Poppins for years now My mom read me many classic children s novels when I was a kid, and then I discovered some on my own in later years, but this is one that somehow slipped through the cracks Not that Mary Poppins hasn t been an important figure in my life, thanks to the magic of the movie I just always pictured her as a smiling, rosy cheeked, singing, magical lady who looks like Julie Andrews I was somewhat prepared for the differences between the book and movi I ve wanted to read Mary Poppins for years now My mom read me many classic children s novels when I was a kid, and then I discovered some ...


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    This book is 1000% my aesthetic, and I love it to the moon and back I can t believe it s been fifteen years since I last read it FIFTEEN YEARS, PEOPLE That s a heck of a long time but as soon as I started reading, I remembered everything All the sights and sounds and colors, and even specific words and phrases on specific pages it all came rushing back Raspberry jam cakes and gilt gingerbread and strawberry ice and smooth green lawns peeling paint and golden snakeskin and soft yellow dan This book is 1000% my aesthetic, and I love it to the moon and back I can t believe it s been fifteen years since I last read it FIFTEEN YEARS, PEOPLE That s a heck of a long time but as soon as I started reading, I remembered everything All the sights and sounds and colors, and even specific words and phrases on specific pages it all came rushing back Raspberry jam cakes and gilt gingerbread and strawberry ice and smooth green lawns peeling paint and golden snakeskin and soft yellow dandelions and ...


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Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1) By P.L Travers, The Author Featured In The Major Motion Picture, Saving Mr Banks From The Moment Mary Poppins Arrives At Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane, Everyday Life At The Banks House Is Forever Changed 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 Slideup 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