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August Round Up 2019

I managed to read sixteen books in August, and the break down is below for each challenge and collectively in lists and tables. Several were read for review purposes, some for quiz writing purposes and others for my own reading. Some reviews are only going live in September, but others are up and ready to… Continue reading August Round Up 2019

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Mary Poppins She Wrote: The Extraordinary Life of Australian writer P.L. Travers by Valerie Wilson

Title: Mary Poppins She Wrote: The Extraordinary Life of Australian writer P.L. Travers Author: Valerie Wilson Genre: Biography Publisher: Hachette Published: 1st June 2010 Format: Paperback Pages: 392 Price: $22.99 Synopsis: Discover the true story behind the creation of the world's most beloved nanny, now appearing in Disney's Mary Poppins Returns. Mary Poppins flew into the… Continue reading Mary Poppins She Wrote: The Extraordinary Life of Australian writer P.L. Travers by Valerie Wilson

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June Reading Round Up 2019

In June, I read eighteen books, bringing me to ninety-three overall for the year, and forty-six for the Australian Women Writer's challenge, which has comprised at least fifty percent of my reading totals so far this year. Several books were for work, so I didn't review those on the blog. Others that haven't been reviewed… Continue reading June Reading Round Up 2019

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Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Title: Mary Poppins Author: P.L. Travers Genre: Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 2016 (First published 1934) Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 Synopsis:Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures! The original best-loved classic about the world's most famous nanny – Mary Poppins. When the Banks family advertise for a nanny, Mary… Continue reading Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

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Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Title: Mary Poppins Author: P.L. Travers, illustrated by Lauren Childs Genre: Classics, Children's Literature Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 16th November 2018 (originally published 1934) Format: Hardcover Pages: 192 Price: $39.99 Synopsis: An exquisite flagship gift edition of an iconic classic, illustrated by the current Waterstones Children's Laureate, Lauren Child. When Mary Poppins arrives at their house… Continue reading Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers