State Library of NSW
May Gibbs experimented with different designs and hand-drawn letters before choosing this illustration for the title page of her enduring children’s book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. The timid-looking gumnuts will encounter the big bad banksia men, the wicked Mrs Snake and the wise old kookaburra on their ‘adventures wonderful’.
Copyright status: In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years.
Approval for reproduction required from the joint copyright holders: Cerebral Palsy Alliance and The Northcott Society