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May Gibbs

Biography

Born in 1877 in England (but arriving in Australia in 1881), May Gibbs provided a whole mythology of the Australian bush for generations raised firmly in European traditions of fairies and forest sprites.  While her books were still rooted strongly in those traditional forms for story and characterization, they used native Australian f

Works by May Gibbs
Gumnut Babies The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie
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