Mary Poppins author P. Travers with her adopted son Camillus Hone in the Learn more about her feud with Walt Disney that is chronicled in the movie Saving Mr.
Think Mary Poppins and Willy Wonka Belong In Harry Potter
Author PL Travers, pictured, sold the rights to her book to Walt Disney for and a five percent share of the film's profits in a remarkable deal
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Travers (Helen Lyndon Goff) (August 1899 - April Australian-born British novelist, actress and journalist (best known from her first and most famous book 'Mary Poppins' from
MARY POPPINS: Original first edition dust cover illustration by Mary Shepard, 1934
Here's a charming bit of writing about that, again by the magical Ms frizzle
OK, so remember in Harry Potter when people had to go in front of the Wizengamot to answer for crimes?
Even Valerie Lawson's sympathetic biography of PL Travers, Mary Poppins She Wrote, reveals little to love in the creator of Disney's favourite nanny, says Kathryn Hughes.
Travers had a lot in common with her most famous character.