Good Luck Boat.  The Gumnut Babies  as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

Good Luck Boat. The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian 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

May Gibbs - Fly leaf from Wattle Babies 1918.Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969) was an Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for her gumnut babies (also known as "bush babies" or "bush fairies"), and the book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

May Gibbs - Fly leaf from Wattle Babies 1918.Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969) was an Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for her gumnut babies (also known as "bush babies" or "bush fairies"), and the book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

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.


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snuggle pot and cuddle pie - one of my favorite books from ym childhood...after all what is a childhood without gum nut babies???

snuggle pot and cuddle pie - one of my favorite books from ym childhood...after all what is a childhood without gum nut babies???

May Gibbs' Nutcote cottage Open Wednesday to Sunday From 11.00am-3.00pm  5 Wallaringa Avenue, Neutral Bay, New South Wales 2089

May Gibbs' Nutcote cottage Open Wednesday to Sunday From 11.00am-3.00pm 5 Wallaringa Avenue, Neutral Bay, New South Wales 2089

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