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Alternative title: The May Gibbs Collection, vol. 2
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Gumnut Classics : The Famous Gumnut Adventures
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Notes

  • Volume two of a two volume set entitled The May Gibbs Collection. Vol. 1 is entitled May Gibbs : Mother of the Gumnuts : Her Life and Work.

Contents

* Contents derived from the New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie : Their Adventures Wonderful, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie and two little gumnut brothers who set off on an adventure to see a human. They are joined on their quest by Mr Lizard and along the way, meet Little Ragged Blossom at a dance. Together the four adventurers meet many new bush friends and battle the evil Mrs Snake and the very scary Bad Banksia Men.' (Source: Author's website)

(p. 3-36)
Little Ragged Blossom : And More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'In this sequel to Snugglepot and Cuddepie, the three friends – Little Ragged Blossom, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie go on a new adventure together to see new countries. When Ragged Blossom and Snugglepot are captured by the Banksia Men, they are thrown into the sea and go on to meet many new friends (and enemies) in the undersea world including Ann Chovy, Frilly, the baby Little Obelia and John Dory. Snugglepot is saved and reunited with Cuddlepie on dry land (Ragged Blossom stays in the sea to care for Little Obelia), they are joined by Mr Lizard who helps them escape the clutches of the Bad Banksia Men once more and throws the evil creatures into the sea.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 41-86)
Little Obelia, and Further Adventures of Ragged Blossom, Snugglepot & Cuddlepie, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'In this follow up to Little Ragged Blossom, go on more adventures with Little Obelia, Ragged Blossom, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie on land and under the sea as they once again battle the Bad Banksia Men and a new enemy, the wicked and awful Giant Octopus. Joined by their old friend Mr Lizard they work together to defeat their evil enemies.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 89-131)
Nuttybub and Nittersing, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'When the baby Nittersing is stolen by the Bad Banksia Men, Nuttybub is joined by Mr Lizard on an adventure to rescue the baby. Together with their new friends, Narnywos and Widgie, they battle wicked Mrs Snake and the Bad Banksia Men in order to rid the Bush Folk of Cockatookatownka of their evil.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 135-204)
Chucklebud and Wunkydoo, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'This is the charming tale of two inquisitive little Gumnut brothers who go in search of the wise kookaburra Mr Wackasmack to ask him some questions. When the Bad Banskia Men try to kidnap them, they escape and begin a wonderful adventure in the bush, along with the ever-reliable Mr Lizard.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 209-240)
Scotty in Gumnut Land, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'Meet the little Scottish Terrier Scotty who runs away from home and find himself in Gumnut Land. He meets many new friends including Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Bib and Bub, Ragged Blossom, the magical Tiggy Touchwood, Old Bill and Mr and Mrs Bear. On their adventures they once again face the evil Bad Banksia Men.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 243-)
Mr & Mrs Bear and Friends, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's

'Mr and Mrs Bear and Friends continues the story of Scotty in Gumnut Land and yet again we meet Mr and Mrs Bear, Bib and Bub, Old Bill, Tiggy Touchwood and little Scotty. More adventures are had in Gumnut Land as the friends meet new friends and battle the evil Banksia Men once more.' (Source: author's website)

(p. 329-446)
Gumnut Gossip : Extracts from the Daily Bark, Translated by May Gibbs, May Gibbs , single work children's fiction children's (p. 449-496)

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Works about this Work

A Gumnut Library Victor Crittenden , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 7 1986; (p. 14-15)
A Gumnut Library Victor Crittenden , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Lu Rees Archives Notes, Books and Authors , no. 7 1986; (p. 14-15)
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