Cecilia May Gibbs MBE - B. 01/17/1877, Sydenham, Kent, England – D. 11/27/1969, Sydney, Australia - Publishing under the name May Gibbs, she was an English Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for her Gumnut Babies (also known as "bush babies" or "bush fairies"), & the book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. 1913 marked the first public appearance of the gumnut babies, on the front cover of The Missing Button, by Ethel Turner, which Gibbs had illustrated.
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