Mary Pippins Opens the Door Author:P. L. Travers When Mary Poppins left the Banks family that evening in her always unusual, always unpredictable way, spinning skyward in the Merry-Go-Round, the children had one faint hope for her ultimate return. She had taken a Return Ticket. — And now, sure enough, Mary, the Great Exception, has returned to delight the hunreds of thousands of children and gr... more »own-ups the world over who have become her devoted followers. Wherever the English laguage is spoken, she will be welcomed; and one day, we hope, she will again have a chance to appear in those lands speaking other languages where in happier years she also extended her unique way.
No character who has become as much of a National Institution as Mary Poppins needs further introductin. But it may be whispered that Mary's appearance this time is as much of a mystery as before, and her adventures - with the Marble Boy, the Cat that Looked at a King, and all the others - quite as incalculable.« less