|aOriginal copyright in 1934. Copyright renewed, 1981
|aOriginally published in hardcover by Harcourt Children's Books,1997
|aA blast of wind, a house-rattling bang, and Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry Tree Lane. Quicker than she can close her umbrella, she takes charge of the Banks children--Jane, Michael, and the twins--and she changes their lives forever
|aPoppins, Mary (Fictitious character)|vJuvenile fiction
P. L. Travers (1899–1996) was a drama critic, travel essayist, reviewer, lecturer, and the creator of Mary Poppins, as well as several other books for adults and children.Mary Shepard (1910–2000) was the daughter of Ernest Shepard, illustrator of the Winnie the Pooh books and The Wind in theWillows. Her illustration work on the Mary Poppins books?spanned?fifty years.