In 1918 May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator, published Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, a book which has given Australian children their own fairy tales, with characters from local flora and fauna. The book chronicles the adventures of the gumnut babies who are modelled on the appearance of young Eucalyptus nuts. The female gumnut babies' hair, hats and skirts are modelled on the flowers of the Eucalyptus tree. It has become a classic Australian children's book.
Have you read Snugglepot and Cuddlepie?
Do you have a favourite Fairytale?