Over the course of four years, journalist Graham Lloyd and photographer Vanessa Hunter sought out Australia's wildest, most significant and least known natural phenomena.Wild Beauty is an intimate showcase of 26 of these places, which re... read more
"Stay close, take care," quacked Alexander's mother. But Alexander did not stay close and he did not take care. He straggled behind with his head in the air -- and disappeared down a deep dark hole. Can you help Alexander's mother, h... read more
Andrew Wilson has an eye for the dramatic and this is a very fresh pictorial portrait of Tasmania. There are extreme wilderness spots reached only by sea and some others of inhabited and favorite recreat... read more
This new title in New Holland's award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia's trees and shrubs, celebrating the beauty, great diversity and unique evolution of the country's forests.
The creature from Berkeley's Creek thinks he's a bunyip but no one agrees because bunyips simply don't exist.
Fiction (8 to 12 years)
|Awards:||Winner of YABBA Award for Fiction - Older Readers 2000 and Dymocks Children's Choice Awards: Favourite Older Reader 2000. Shortlisted for Book Data/ABA Book of the Year Award 1999.|
Limpy can't understand why humans hate all cane toads so much - they even squash them with their cars. He is determined to save his own family from ending up as flat as place mats. He sets off on a 'mucas-chillingly dangerous and wart-tinglingly daring journey' and risks everything to make humans see that cane toads are really very nice.
|Series:||Australian Green Guides|
|Awards:||Winner of Whitley Award for the Best Children's Book in the Zoological Field 1999.|
Information is organized simply, with individual species or group entries describing key characteristics such as where they are found, food requirements and behavioural habits. Each entry is accompanied by a photograph and, where a... read more
The ultimate handbook to Sydney's cemeteries. Cemeteries are not simply places for the dead - they are designed for the living. Visiting cemeteriesto admire the headstones and enjoy their parklike spaces was once a Sydn... read more
Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott have resumed battle for leadership of the nation. Here, in one volume, are their definitive portraits by Australia's pre-eminent biographer and inves... read more
This brilliant book provides detailed information on over 170 of the best dive sites, making Coral Wonderland an indispensable guide for the diver wanting to explore this World Heritage site. Traveling from north to south the book t... read more
Beautifully illustrated with many tips and advice on how to both understand, observe and even photograph the night sky, including the stars, galaxies, nebulae, Sun, Moon, asteroids, comets and planets from the back yard, this book is your essential guide and reference to the celestial wonders of the Southern Night Sky.