About May Gibbs
May Gibbs is one of Australia’s best-known children’s authors and illustrators. Drawing inspiration from the Australian bush, May’s watercolours of gumnut babies, big bad banksia men, kangaroos and kookaburras shaped generations of children’s responses to nature.
As Australia’s first full-time, professionally trained children’s book author and illustrator, her works continue to delight readers to this day.
- Street address:5 Wallaringa Ave, Neutral Bay 2089
- Traditional name:Wirra-birra
- Not Wheelchair accessible
- Author and illustration