''When Mary Poppins is about, her young charges can never tell where the real world merges into make-believe. Neither can the reader, and that is one of the hallmarks of good fantasy.'' --New York Times
, praise for the series
About the Author
P. L. TRAVERS (1899-1996) was a drama critic, travel essayist, reviewer, lecturer, and author of the 'Mary Poppins' books. She wrote several other books for adults and children, but it is for the character of Mary Poppins that she is best remembered.