Claudia Waite

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:49:40 +0000

May Gibbs brought a unique Australian flavour to her paintings and drawings by including native flora and fauna. Some in the guise of fairies


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    May Gibbs - Fly leaf from Wattle Babies 1918.Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969) 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.

    Nothing cuter than Scottie puppies, especially when they are sleeping! I want them all!

    The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator

    The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, author and illustrator

    Love the Scotties!!

    Mary Engelbreit

    Christmas Card Scottish terrier scottie family

    Scottie....those ears!