Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs. Gorgeous classic Australian children's books.

Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs. Gorgeous classic Australian children's books.

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

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

Wattle Babies. I'm putting some of these cute little beings into my Pixie board because they seem to have a place there. The gumnut Babies especially, because of their gumnut acorn-like caps, remind me of playing around gum trees in my childhood, when I called the cups 'pixie hats'.

Wattle Babies. I'm putting some of these cute little beings into my Pixie board because they seem to have a place there. The gumnut Babies especially, because of their gumnut acorn-like caps, remind me of playing around gum trees in my childhood, when I called the cups 'pixie hats'.

May Gibbs ~ I love the Boronia Babies. This painting in particular is my favourite.

May Gibbs ~ I love the Boronia Babies. This painting in particular is my favourite.

Gumnut Baby Knitting A Sock. Straight from the fibre source! So sweet. The Gumnut Babies and other related tiny people are from Australian books.

Gumnut Baby Knitting A Sock. Straight from the fibre source! So sweet. The Gumnut Babies and other related tiny people are from Australian books.

"Snugglepot & Cuddlepie" by May Gibbs, 1918.

May Gibbs: Iconic Australian Illustrator

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Afternoon Sunshine. 1m by handmadesource

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Afternoon Sunshine. 1m by handmadesource

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