Mary Poppins Comes Back Author:P. L. Travers From the beginning Mary Poppins was a Great Exception. She has now definitely become a National Institution. — When she left the Banks family in that highly unconventional but characteristic manner, sailing over the housetops in the wake of her umbrella, it was well understood that she would come back one fine day. For there was the evidence of ... more »the cryptic note: "Dear Jane, Michael had the compass so the picture is for you. Au revoir. Mary Poppins."
Mrs. Brill, the cook, wasn't up in foreign tongues, but she told Jane and Michael that au revoir meant To Meet Again.
And sure enough, here she is ready to take the Banks children through a new series of adventures, more completely captivating than before.
In these delectable pages you learn - or do you? - the secret of her return. You meet the King of the Castle and the Dirty Rascal in what, we confidently predict, will become established as one of the oustanding classic fantasies of all time. And there's Mr. Turvy's Second Monday and Jane's Bad Wednesday, and many expeditions into Mary Poppins' own special fairyland.« less