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The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia by May Gibbs

Title: The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia Author: May Gibbs Genre: Children’s Literature Publisher: HarperCollins Published: 2017 (Originally published in 1918) Format: Hardcover Pages: 272 Price: $39.99 Synopsis: The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie combines in one edition May Gibbs’ much-loved classics, the Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (first… Continue reading The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie: Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia by May Gibbs

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Tales from the Camp Fire by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

Title: Tales from the Camp fire Author: May Gibbs and Jane Massam Genre: Children’s Fiction/Picture Book Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st November, 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 (32 Self-ended) Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Join Snugglepot and Cuddlepie round the camp fire for stories of friendship and adventure in the Australian bush. Around the camp fire, they… Continue reading Tales from the Camp Fire by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

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Tales from the Gum Tree by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

Title: Tales from the Gum Tree Author: May Gibbs and Jane Massam Genre: Children’s Fiction/Picture Book Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: January 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Oh my!‘ cried Snugglepot. ‘I’m flying, I’m really flying!‘ He couldn’t believe he was up in the big blue sky, and it was simply glorious. Join… Continue reading Tales from the Gum Tree by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

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Tales from The Billabong by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

Title: Tales from the Billabong Author: May Gibbs and Jane Massam Genre: Children’s Fiction/Picture Book Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: September 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 24 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: ‘Go, Snugglepot!’ Cuddlepie was at the sidelines, cheering wildly for his friend. Snugglepot was in the lead! ‘Whee!’ Snugglepot exclaimed, tingling from the top of his head… Continue reading Tales from The Billabong by May Gibbs and Jane Massam

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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.