May Gibbs, mother of the Gumnuts

by Maureen Walsh

Publisher: Angus & Robertson in Sydney, NSW, Australia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 216 Downloads: 83
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    • Gibbs, May.,
    • Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Illustrators -- Australia -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography of works by the author: p. 204-206.

      Other titlesMother of the Gumnuts.
      StatementMaureen Walsh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.G52 Z94 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 216 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1212974M
      ISBN 100207177392
      LC Control Number94209803
      OCLC/WorldCa31356928

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