State Library of NSW
Series 02 Folder 130 Item 06: May Gibbs, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, 1918
"It is getting Day let us pretend to be birds so that no one will know us"
"Yes" said Cuddlepie "but we can’t fly."
They found an old nest and took the feathers from it and dressed themselves in them.
When the Sun rose they were far from home.
In the little home the kind Father and Mother and little baby brother were had looked out all night long into the darkness but Snug. and Cud. Were far away. No one had known them but all who passed had said-
"What Strange Birds"
Then Snug and Cud had chuckled in his neck and Cud had chuckled in his neck too.