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May Gibbs - Scottie in Gumnut Land, 1941 Scottish terrier art Vintage Design, Vintage Art, Edith Holden, Australian Artists, Children's Book Illustration, Westies, Dog Art, Fantasy Art, Images

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

I learned from a very early age that I could escape into books, which was just as well, since I had a childhood marked by trauma and misery. One of my favourite books was Snugglepot and Cuddlepie b…

They climbed up into Mrs Fantail's nest - Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Vintage Fairies, Vintage Art, Mermaid Fairy, Australian Art, Flower Fairies, Woodland Creatures, Painting Patterns, Character Concept, Faeries

They climbed up into Mrs Fantail's nest

Illustration taken from "Snugglepot and Cuddlepie meet Mr Lizard". Illustrated by Noela Young. Original characters created by May Gibbs. Published by Angus & Robertson, 1970. Shortly before she died in 1969, May Gibbs gave approval for her work to be adapted for the Young Australia Series. It was her wish that her original characters should be faithfully reproduced, as they have been by Noela Young in her sensitive illustrations.

Blue fairy wren and Gum-nut babies (Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus) by May Gibbs Botanical Tattoo, Blue Fairy, Baby Tattoos, Flower Fairies, Woodland Creatures, Australian Artists, Paper Roses, Faeries, Cute Drawings

Blue fairy wren and Gum-nut babies (Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus) by May Gibbs