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.

May Gibbs Zo leuk,en dan die blik van de hond, schitterend lb xxx.

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

(Cecilia) May Gibbs and the Big Bad Banksiamen

(Cecilia) May Gibbs and the Big Bad Banksiamen Snugglepot & Cuddlepie book children's books

'Derry', a former home of author, May Gibbs, and an excellent example of Australian Federation Filigree architecture (1890 - 1914). The house is in Neutral Bay in Sydney's north, New South Wales, Australia.

'Derry', a former home of author, May Gibbs, Australian Federation Filigree architecture - Neutral Bay in Sydney's north, Australia.

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

The Gum Blossom Ballet, frontispiece, from Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: their adventures wonderful , 1918

Mr Frog. Loving snuggle pot & cuddle pie!!

Then out from the bank of a near-by creek scrambled a big-eyed frog - Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

May Gibbs lived at Nutcote for 44 years (1925-1969) and it was here that she created her famous characters in the studio overlooking her Australiana garden.

May Gibbs lived at Nutcote for 44 years and it was here that she created her famous characters in the studio overlooking her Australiana garden.

Australian Birthday Today, 17th January - A lady, charities will never forget..    Cecilia May Gibbs MBE   (17 January 1877, Sydenham, Kent UK – 27 November 1969, Sydney NSW),  publishing under the name May Gibbs, was a British Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist.    To read more click on photo Visit http://alldownunder.com/forum/index.php with more articles to read... Check out our quizzes.. can you solve them. Show your support join... it's free

Cecilia May Gibbs MBE January 1877 – 27 November 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.

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