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WATTLE BABIES. Sydney: Angus Robertson 1922 [1918 by May Gibbs (Australian artist)

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Some recent reader emails and responses: Comment: From Byter Morris, in response to the pic last week showing the graffiti on the side of the house: What about “I like Tabbouleh but hate Hommos!!!” somewhere in Newtown. Response: Morris is referring to a well known bit of 1980’s graffiti that was on the wall of the car park at the corner of Parramatta Road and Missenden Road in Camperdown, Sydney. That car park now comprises residential units; before it became a carpark it was a derelict…

Gumnut Babies Meeting a Koala

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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.:

Gumnut babies books | May Gibbs | Stories | State Library of NSW

Gumnut babies books

May Gibbs, author, illustrator and cartoonist, has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations of Australians with her lovable bush characters and fairytale landscapes.

Book Illustrations - May Gibbs

Book Illustrations - May Gibbs

“It’s hard to tell, hard to say, I don’t know if the bush babies found me or I found the little creatures.” Working first as an illustrator of other author’s books, May found success in 1916 when the first of her own books was published. On 5th December 1916 Gum-nut Babies was published in a booklet format followed... Read more »

Gum-Nut Babies ' A Habit of Theirs', 1916 / May Gibbs<div class="hidden_live"><br></div>

Book Illustrations - May Gibbs

“It’s hard to tell, hard to say, I don’t know if the bush babies found me or I found the little creatures.” Working first as an illustrator of other author’s books, May found success in 1916 when the first of her own books was published. On 5th December 1916 Gum-nut Babies was published in a booklet format followed... Read more »

Little Obelia (detail) - Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs.

Little Obelia (detail)

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Gumnut Babies ' When They Sleep', 1916 / May Gibbs<div class="hidden_live"><br></div>

Book Illustrations - May Gibbs

“It’s hard to tell, hard to say, I don’t know if the bush babies found me or I found the little creatures.” Working first as an illustrator of other author’s books, May found success in 1916 when the first of her own books was published. On 5th December 1916 Gum-nut Babies was published in a booklet format followed... Read more »