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Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (Mary Poppins #6)

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  670 Ratings  ·  27 Reviews
Mary Poppins, the unflappable nanny of the Banks c hildren, is back again! This time she returns to save the house next door to the Bankses'. The house has always been empty, and so has become the treasure of Cherry Tree Lane--each neighbor has filled it with personal dreams.

Then a new, but not unknown, tenant arrives, and peace in the lane is gravely threatened. Can Mary
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96 pages
Published June 28th 1990 (first published 1988)
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Alana
May 30, 2016 Alana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not really a full book, more like one of the full stories within the original short novels, it's still a neat little story of standard Mary Poppins fare. Not quite one of the elaborate adventures, but the man in the moon and all the lost things and the little boy returning home were all sweet and fantastical. And of course, the "villainess" gets her comeuppance in the end.
Clare
Aug 21, 2015 Clare rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Marie Perrin, Marion Landi
I'm going to do just one review for the entire Mary Poppins series, and copy it to all of the these as I listened to them, one right-after-another, and they are rather blurred together as one lovely, entertaining, and altogether delightful story.

I'm not sure why I'd not read these before now! You'd think, working in a library- and having read aloud to my daughter every night for years, that somehow I would have hit upon the Mary Poppins books to read-and I truly, truly wish I had!! Because we wo
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Alexander Montalvo
May 14, 2013 Alexander Montalvo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: elaina-books
Reviewed by Elaina Montalvo (6 years old): mary poppins was great. I loved it so much. my favorite part was the friend luti because he was friends with mary poppins and the kids
Ahmad Sharabiani
Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (Mary Poppins #6), P.L. Travers
Paul
Mar 01, 2014 Paul rated it really liked it
Okay, so here's the story on this one, the last Mary Poppins book, written by P.L. Travers in 1988, when the author was in her 90's, and more than 50 years after the her first Mary Poppins book. For some reason, the San Francisco Public Library had never purchased a copy of this. After checking to see if they wanted it (they do), I decided to purchase one. Hardbound copies were way out of my price range, but I did manage to find a semi-affordable paperback version in England, through Alibris.
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booklady
Mary Poppins and the House Next Door can be read at almost any point in the sequence of the series. After the third book, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, the subsequent books detail adventures involving Mary and the children which presumably occur sometime after her initial arrival and before her final departure at the end of the third book.

This particular book could be classified as more of a novelette or a long short story involving Mr. Banks's inimical governess Miss Andrews who takes up reside
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Amy
Aug 06, 2012 Amy rated it liked it
Mary Poppins books follow the same structure pretty much. Unruly children, Mary Poppins arrives unannounced in a strange way and every one tries to behave while she takes them on strange adventures. This story stays closer to home more as the empty house next door is under threat of a new resident. Miss Andrew makes a return with an addition of a small boy and a lot of the focus is around this. It is a sweet story with the children and their new neighbour as they try to play together without the ...more
Whitney Carlisle
By far the most enjoyable Mary Poppins adventure. I loved the storyline and the addition of Luti to the cast. Poor Luti did act in a stereotypical fashion, savage civility and all, but I still enjoyed the character.
Heather Swift
Jul 30, 2015 Heather Swift rated it liked it
I didn't know there were more Mary Poppins's stories. I listened to this as an audiobook download from the library. I think kids will like the story.
beth c
Feb 13, 2014 beth c rated it liked it
It was probably the best in the series, except the stories with Castor and Pollux, and the ones with the statue dude... I can't remember his name!
Lesley
Jan 11, 2015 Lesley rated it liked it
Enjoyed this one better than some of the others actually, now I only have the one in the kitchen left to read
Sarah
Apr 15, 2015 Sarah rated it liked it
Not my favorite of the Mary Poppins series, but still fun!
Alicia
Apr 15, 2014 Alicia rated it it was amazing
great book. i love mary poppins.
Katie
Jan 22, 2016 Katie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good conclusion to the series.
Aimee
Jan 30, 2015 Aimee rated it really liked it
A wonderful book.
Victoria
Jul 29, 2014 Victoria rated it really liked it
Another Mary Poppins book for me to adore. This is more of short story but a fine addition the the Mary Poppins library.

In this last story from P.L. Travers, everyone on Cherry Tree Lane is in a bother. Someone has bought the house at #18. From Mr & Mrs Banks, to the Admiral all fantasize about their ideal neighbor who now lives in the abandon house.

No spoilers here regarding who decides to make the house their home, but in true Poppins fashion, in the end everything is spit - spot and right
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Jessica
Another cute Mary Poppins story.
Bozs
Sep 14, 2013 Bozs rated it it was ok
Oh, jaj! Igen, nem egy 35 évesnek íródott a könyv.
Két történet, az egyikben Szent Iván éje van, ahol igen furcsa dolgok történnek és kicsit sokat kalandozott el a gondolatom. Másikban új lakó jön a Cseresznyefa utcában, aki régi ismerőse a Banks családnak és hoz magával egy helyes gyereket is.
A második történet jobban tetszett, elképzelhetőbb volt, kivéve a vége.
Sunbonnetsioux
Jan 19, 2014 Sunbonnetsioux rated it really liked it
Delightful from top to toe.
Travis
Mar 15, 2010 Travis rated it liked it
Shelves: sf-fantasy
Much as I like Mary Poppins and some of the fantastic elements in the books, they tended to be pretty formulaic.
Kind of waters down the emotional impact of her leaving if she keeps coming back to the same place and family.
Elizabeth
Jan 14, 2014 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
Wonderful ending to the series.
Beckey
Mary Poppins is back with another wonderful adventure... Wonder what's in store in this book...
Its supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

(Yup yup that's spelled correctly,LOL)
Gretchen Ingram
Jun 19, 2013 Gretchen Ingram rated it liked it
Shelves: library
This only gets three stars because it would have only been one chapter in one of the first three books.
Jes
Aug 04, 2013 Jes rated it liked it
Aww! This was cute! I think this may be one of my favorite Poppins adventures yet.
Beka
Nov 17, 2014 Beka rated it it was amazing
A cute short story from the Mary Poppins world.
Cary
Nov 29, 2012 Cary rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012
cute!
Pamela Saylor
Apr 17, 2013 Pamela Saylor rated it it was amazing
Excellent
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Pamela Lyndon Travers was an Australian novelist, actress and journalist, popularly remembered for her series of children's novels about mystical nanny Mary Poppins.
She was born to bank manager Travers Robert Goff and Margaret Agnes. Her father died when she was seven, and although "epileptic seizure delirium" was given as the cause of death, Travers herself "always believed the underlying cause w
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Other Books in the Series

Mary Poppins (6 books)
  • Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1)
  • Mary Poppins Comes Back (Mary Poppins, #2)
  • Mary Poppins Opens the Door (Mary Poppins, #3)
  • Mary Poppins in the Park (Mary Poppins, #4)
  • Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (Mary Poppins, #5)

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