Mary Poppins: The Magical Musical Takes Flight
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Mary Poppins: The Magical Musical Takes Flight

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Two veteran writers collaborate on this fascinating behind-the-scenes account of the journey that took the "practically perfect" nanny from the pages of P. L. Travers's beloved novels to the stage.

Well-known British writer and radio personality Brian Sibley tells Mary Poppins's story, from her obscure origins in Travers's Australian childhood and her progress through the...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 4th 2007 by Disney Editions
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Melanie Mcdaniel
This book was a Christmas gift from my husband. It is gorgeous to look at with wonderful art & pictures. I really enjoyed reading about the journey that Mary Poppins made from book, to film & finally to the stage. I love it in all forms & have bern enchanted by it from first viewing of the film, to multiple readings of the books over the years & to being lucky enough to have seen it on stage twice now.
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Brian Sibley is an English author who has written over 100 hours of radio drama and has written and presented hundreds of radio documentaries, features and weekly programmes.

In 1981, he co-wrote BBC Radio 4's adaptation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings with Michael Bakewell, and has also adapted C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia and Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast for Radio 4, for which he rece...more
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