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Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures!
Read by Olivia Colman, this stunning performance lifts P. L Travers’s words off the page, transporting us back to a time where classic storytelling is at the heart of any story.
When the East Wind blows Mary Poppins into the home of the Banks children, their lives go topsy-turvy and are changed forever.
More than eighty years since we first met Mary Poppins, this original, classic story is still charming listeners and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of everyone’s favourite magical nanny.
Evocatively read by the Oscar-winning star of the hit series The Crown Olivia Colman, this exquisite audio recording brings this classic story to life and is perfect for every family to share.
“Like all great children’s classics Mary Poppins is frightening and sad as well as magic and very funny.”
“Absolutely alive, and aglint with magic.”
Walter de la Mare
About the author
P.L. Travers was born in 1899 in Maryborough in Queensland, Australia and was one of three sisters.
She worked as a secretary, a dancer and an actress, but writing was P.L. Travers’s real love, and for many years she was a journalist. It was while recuperating from a serious illness that she wrote Mary Poppins – “to while away the days, but also to put down something that had been in my mind for a long time”, she said. She recieved an OBE in 1977, and died in 1996.