May Gibbs' Nutcote Baby Pixies ~ and a Scotty dog

May Gibbs Illustration- British / Australian children's author-illustrator, ca. Cover of Scotty In Gumnut Land.

Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (Australian,1877-1969), Wattle Babies.

"Wattle Babies", Sydney: Angus Robertson Illustrations by Australian May Gibbs. These may be "wattle babies" to you, but to me they're gumnut fairies!

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

More characters from Famous Australian author and illustrator 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

"We must be cousins!", said Hutu' – Pohutukawa fairies – An illustration from 'Hutu and Kawa find an island' by Avis Acres.

♥ Books, Crafts & Pretty Things Blog - May Gibbs

“I hardly like delivering the goods Mrs Kookaburra - them humans is so gum careless of ‘em” (Dr Stork to Mrs Kookaburra) Poster produced for the Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies in 1918 by May Gibbs.

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (back cover detail), via Flickr

by May Gibb:.Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (back cover detail)


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