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Curator’s Choice: The Indomitable May Gibbs

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Ground Floor Mitchell Library Bldg, State Library NSW

Macquarie Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Success came later in life for beloved Australian children’s author May Gibbs. Best known for her book The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Gibbs also wrote and illustrated many other children's books, produced long-running cartoon strip, and a variety of commercial work.

Hear about her journey from struggling artist to confident businesswoman. Using examples from the Library’s May Gibbs collection, Curator Sarah Morley will discuss the development of Gibbs’ talent and the inspiration for some of her best-known characters and illustrations. Booking essential. Includes refreshments.

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