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Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away

Hélène Druvert


Intricate lasercuts and illustrations of scenes from Pamela L. Travers’ much-loved Mary Poppins novel

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This charming book takes readers on a thrilling adventure through London with the most amazing of all nannies, Mary Poppins, as a guide. Hélène Druvert’s intricate lasercuts and delicate illustrations show the city and its sights at their very best, and offer a wonderfully imaginative introduction both to London and to the world of Pamela L. Travers’ eternally popular Mary Poppins.


'Literature’s most famous nanny gets a modern twist in Hélène Druvert’s unique pop-up book ... The intricate designs make this visually stunning and P. L. Travers’ words will fill you with nostalgia'

'Textile designer Hélène Druvert’s intricate silhouettes are overlaid on stark London scenes and starry skies, with simple couplets launching the reader upwards, alongside Jane, Michael and the practically perfect Poppins herself, in a delightful addition to a well-loved canon'

'Although the book is straight magical just by going through the monochrome lasercut pages you’ll also love and quickly learn by heart the short and sweet rhymes that accompany every page'
Babyccino Kids

'The delicate laser-cut paper illustrations makes for an altogether beautiful picture book'
The Pool

'An imaginative, enchanting picture book for children aged five and over'
The Lady

'A lovely story to share with any child, whether they are a fan of P. L. Travers’ iconic character or not'
Bambino Goodies

'This lavish gift book features exquisite laser-cut illustrations on each page that lead the reader on a picturesque adventure through the streets of London'
WRD About Books! magazine

'Ornate, laser-cut pages and delicate illustrations ... A fresh approach to a children’s classic'

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Product Information

Book Details

Format: Hardback without Jacket

Size: 28.0 x 21.0 cm

Extent: 36 pp

Publication date: 10 November 2016

ISBN: 9780500651049

About the Author

Hélène Druvert is an illustrator, paper and textile designer. She is the author of Paris Up, Up and Away, Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away, New York Melody, and, with her father, Jean-Claude, Anatomy and Ocean, all published by Thames & Hudson.