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Australian author and illustrator (1877–1969)wd:Q3302879
country of citizenship: Australia
languages spoken, written or signed: English
occupation: writer, children's writer, illustrator, cartoonist, comics artist
award received: Member of the Order of the British Empire
Cecilia May Gibbs MBE (17 January 1877 – 27 November 1969) was an Australian children's author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is best known for her gumnut babies (also known as "bush babies" or "bush fairies"), and the book Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
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