The Gumnut Babies  as drawn by May Gibbs, author and illustrator

The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, author and illustrator

More characters from May Gibbs book: Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. These stories are woven around 'come-to-life' Australian fauna.

More characters from May Gibbs book: Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. These stories are woven around 'come-to-life' Australian fauna.

"Snugglepot & Cuddlepie" by May Gibbs, 1918.

May Gibbs: Iconic Australian Illustrator

Gumnut Baby In Bird's Nest. Another of May Gibbs' gorgeous pictures of Australian 'pixie' people. I am so glad I have found them.

Gumnut Baby In Bird's Nest. Another of May Gibbs' gorgeous pictures of Australian 'pixie' people. I am so glad I have found them.

The Gumnut Babies  as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

The Gumnut Babies  as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

Uh oh, Mary...this looks an awful lot like May Gibbs Gumnut Babies from the early 1900s...quite adorable though!

Uh oh, Mary...this looks an awful lot like May Gibbs Gumnut Babies from the early 1900s...quite adorable though!

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