Ever since 1934, when Mary Poppins descended from the skies over London into Cherry Tree Lane in the Pages a book by P. L. Travers, the world has adored the enchanting adventures and peculiar wisdom of this magical nanny. For more than eight decades, Travers's staunch but charming heroine has been beloved in the
pages of eight popular books, and in media from movies to stage, music to television, all around the world.
Practically Poppins in Every Way is sumptuous, colorful, and remarkable celebration of Mary Poppins in her many incarnations, and a colorful and lavish showcase of the varied art and creative forces who have brought her to life, generation after generation.
Culled from the works of hundreds inspired minds and artistic visions reflected in the collections of the Walt Disney Archives, the Walt Disney Archives Photo Library, the Walt Disney Animation Studios Animation Research Library, the Disney Publishing Archives, Disney Theatrical Group, and the Walt Disney Imagineering Art Library, Practically Poppins in Every Way is a rich, vivid, and frequently-surprising visual document of the development behind Mary Poppins on page, screen, stage, and even theme park attractions. Selected from hundreds of thousands of documents, illustrations, conceptual materials, sketches, drawings, paintings, and photographs this illustrated celebration of all things 'Poppins' features meticulously reproduced art with lavish production values in a beautiful large-format volume that is destined to become a spectacular keepsake for fans of Mary Poppins in all her varied incarnations'as well as for film fans, stage aficionados, art enthusiasts
and Disney fans everywhere.