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Book Review and Giveaway: The Gum Nut Babies by May Gibbs

Title: Gumnut Babies Centenary Edition Author: May Gibbs Genre: Children’s Literature Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 1916, Centenary Edition 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 272 Price: $39.99 Synopsis: Beautiful new Centenary edition to celebrate the publication of May Gibbs’s first book, Gumnut Babies, in 1916. May Gibbs’s marvellous creation – the Gumnut world, with its tiny heroes and… Continue reading Book Review and Giveaway: The Gum Nut Babies by May Gibbs

Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book Industry, Books, challenges, Children's Literature, May Gibbs

Australian Reads: May Gibbs and The Gumnut Babies.

The first in what I hope will be a series and ongoing theme about Australian books and literature since colonial times, as well as recent literature, and the bush poets that have shaped what it means to be Australian, this post on May Gibbs and the Gumnut Babies is my introduction to this project. I will… Continue reading Australian Reads: May Gibbs and The Gumnut Babies.