May Gibbs Flannel Flowers - click through has print for sale - Flannel Flower Babies Grow In Australia  (They Bring Love)

May Gibbs Flannel Flowers - click through has print for sale - Flannel Flower Babies Grow In Australia (They Bring Love)

This is Little Ragged Blossom; a character from May Gibbs book, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. <3May Gibbs

Little Ragged Blossom; a character from May Gibbs' book, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

wattle gumnut babies by May Gibbs

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

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Little Obelia and further adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, May GIBBS

May Gibbs - in the artist's studio

May Gibbs - in the artist's studio - love this, I saw the original at the State Library of New South Wales exhibit today!

May Gibbs; artist: images of Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Little Lobelia, Ragged Blossom eucalyptus gumnut babies

May Gibbs; artist: images of Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Little Lobelia, Ragged Blossom eucalyptus gumnut babies

So many gum trees in blossom right now. When I was little and living in the UK my grandparents sent over lots of Australian children's books, I think to remind us that we were Australian.

Illustration for card, watercolour drawing by May Gibbs. .

Illustration for card, watercolour drawing by May Gibbs. From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.

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