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Aunt Sass : Christmas Stories

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A collection of charming holiday tales, by the author of Mary Poppins - a timeless gift for all ages. Each of the stories in this book was written by P.L. Travers as a holiday gift, sent to her friends and family and never published. Now millions of readers and generations of film-goers will get a peek behind the curtain and see how she used her life story to inform her fiction. Whether it is Aunt Sass herself - who is partly her inspiration for Mary Poppins - or the crass ex-jockey whose life work is not at all what it appears, the characters are unforgettable. P.L. Travers wrote with a signature blend of sugar and spice; her characters, including Mary Poppins, are endearing, outsized, and cozy. The Aunt Sass Christmas Stories will delight any child - naughty or nice.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 107 x 183 x 15mm | 136g
  • English
  • 0316386588
  • 9780316386586

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"Beautiful and charming."--The Independent (UK)
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About Dr P L Travers

Born Helen Lyndon Goff, the late P.L. Travers was an Australian-British novelist, actress and journalist who is best known for penning the Mary Poppins novels.
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