A Lively Oracle by Ellen Dooling Draper
A Centennial Celebration of P.L. Travers, Magical Creator of Mary Poppins

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Everyone knows Mary Poppins--at least her Disneyfied version--but how many know her creator was a brilliant, mysterious woman with many other fascinating accomplishments?
 

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Koralek was born in South Africa and educated in England and France.
 
Published November 2, 1999 by Larson Publications. 184 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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We learn in this fascinating collection of essays and interviews that P.L. Travers, the British creator of Mary Poppins, bristled when asked about dates and places and influences because she knew that

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Draper, former editor of Parabola magazine (which Travers helped found), and Koralek, an English children's author and friend of Travers's, present a Travers who is not the sum of her biographical parts but a soul in question, a pilgrim on an ever-deepening journey toward an unknown home.

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