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Pamela Lyndon Travers (August 9, 1899 - April 23, 1996), born Helen Lyndon Goff in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, was the author of Mary Poppins and student of G. I. Gurdjieff. Both a published poet and a novelist, she knew W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot. She preferred to be called P. L. Travers.

Books by P. L. Travers

Mary Poppins books

  • Mary Poppins (1934)
  • Mary Poppins Comes Back (1935)
  • Mary Poppins in the Park (1935)
  • Mary Poppins Opens the Door (1943)
  • Gingerbread Shop (1952)
  • Mr. Wigg's Birthday Party (1952)
  • The Magic Compass (1953)
  • Mary Poppins From A-Z (1962)
  • Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (1975)
  • Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (1982)
  • Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (1988)

Novels

  • I Go By Sea, I Go By Land (1941)
  • Fox at the Manger (1962)
  • Friend Monkey (1971)
  • About the Sleeping Beauty (1975)
  • Two Pairs of Shoes (1976)

Collections

  • Stories from Mary Poppin (1952)
  • Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (1999)
  • Mary Poppins Omnibooks (1999)
 
Non-fiction

  • What the Bee Knows: Reflections on Myth, Symbol and Story (1989)

Books on P. L. Travers

A Lively Oracle: a Centennial Celebration of P. L. Travers, Creator of Mary Poppins. Ellen Dooling Draper and Jenny Koralek, editors. (New York: Larson Publications (http://www.larsonpublications.org/catalog/lively-oracle), 1999).

External Links

  • Gurdjieff (http://www.gurdjieff.org/travers1.htm) by P.L. Travers, from Man, Myth and Magic: Encyclopedia of the Supernatural 12 vol., (London: Purnell, 1970-1971) reprinted on the International Gurdjieff Review (http://www.gurdjieff.org) web site.

  • Finding aid (http://www.slnsw.gov.au/mssguide/ptravers.pdf) to Papers of P. L. Travers in State Library of New South Wales (pdf file).



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