‘At the Races’ from Little Obelia Card
This beautiful gift card features an original May Gibbs watercolour illustration 'At the Races' from Little Obelia; first published in 1921.
Cecilia May Gibbs (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969); publishing under the name May Gibbs; was an English-born Australian children's author; illustrator and cartoonist and remains one of Australia’s best loved children’s book creators. May’s deep love of the Australian bush was portrayed in her work; engendering in children her own love of nature.The Gumnut Babies; May’s classic book about Australian bush fairies; was first published in 1916 and was followed by many other Gumnut stories including her famous creations Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. When she died; May Gibbs bequeathed her works to the Northcott Society and The Cerebal Palsy Alliance. Through her foresight; May Gibbs has helped thousands of Australian children with disabilities and their families.
Dimensions: 120mm x 170mm
Proudly printed in Australia