Order of P.L. Travers Books
P.L. Travers (1899-1996) was an Australian-English author of children’s books. She is best known for creating Mary Poppins. Travers began getting her poems published as a teenager in multiple publications. At the same time, she was also making a name for herself as an actress. After touring Australia and New Zealand, she left Australia for England in 1924. It would be after settling in England that she would begin writing Mary Poppins stories. Travers’ story was made into the movie Saving Mr. Banks, where she was portrayed by Emma Thompson (opposite Tom Hanks as Walt Disney).
P.L. Travers became a published novelist in 1934 with the novel Mary Poppins. Below is a list of P.L. Travers’ books in order of when they were originally released:
Publication Order of Mary Poppins Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|I Go By Sea, I Go By Land||(1941)|
|Fox at the Manger||(1962)|
|About the Sleeping Beauty||(1975)|
|Two Pairs of Shoes||(1976)|
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
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P.L. Travers Synopses: About the Sleeping Beauty by P.L. Travers contains five different versions of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, plus P.L. Travers’ own interpretation as well as an essay on Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales.
Two Pairs of Shoes by P.L. Travers contains two re-tellings of Middle Eastern folk tales about how the shoes are a look into the character of their owner.