Anything cuter than the gumnut babies, Snugglepot & Cuddlepie? #May #Gibbs

Aussie book favorite: Anything cuter than the gumnut babies, Snugglepot & Cuddlepie?

•*♥☼•*¨`Happy Australia Day!!•*¨`•*♥☼

Blinky Bill first appeared in Brooke Nicholls' 1933 book, Jacko - the Broadcasting Kookaburra, illustrated by Dorothy Wall. She then featured Blinky in books that are now Australian children's classics.

BLINKY BILL, Dorothy Wall.      Australiana stories.

The loveable Blinky Bill, written and illustrated by Australian literary great Dorothy Wall, featured on our treasured Australian Baby coin sets from 2009 -

May Gibbs

Illustration from my first chapter book, "Snugglepot and Cuddlepie" written and illustrated by May Gibbs

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