May Gibbs has captivated our hearts and imaginations with her iconic Australian bush fantasy. Tales of Gumnut Babies, Banksia Men and Aussie Natives rocked us all to sleep.

This year we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of May Gibbs’ much-loved classic, Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. These cheeky Gumnut Babies deliver grand doses of nostalgia, something that Walnut Melbourne want to now share with your little Bush Babies.

This collection showcases May Gibbs’ uniquely Australian folklore onto Walnut Melbourne’s famous children’s canvas and baby apparel. This collection is a part of Walnut Melbourne’s Resort 2018 collection and officially launches on the 17th of October.

The range of 36 pieces includes an assortment of girl’s shoes, boy’s shoes, baby shoes, hats, blankets, tees, leggings and onesies.

Born in 1877 in Kent, United Kingdom, May arrived in Australia at the age of four. She drew and painted as a child and went on to study art in Western Australia and in the UK before settling in Sydney as a children’s books author and illustrator.

On her passing in 1969 she bequeathed 50% of the copyright of all her works to The Northcott Society and 50% to Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Through her foresight and generosity, proceeds from the sale of May Gibbs products have supported thousands of Australian children with disability and their families.

This collaborative collection proudly supports The Northcott Society and Cerebral Palsy Alliance.

Source: Walnut Melbourne