Books

Aspects' prides itself on having Perth's best selection of gardening books, from Australian native flora through to garden design and propagation. Our selection also includes a wide range of books on travel, art and design, natural and cultural history, cooking, and Australian and children’s literature.
Respect Respect New!

Respect

RespectAunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, illustrated by Lisa Kennedy Our Way is old. Older than the ...

RespectAunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, illustrated by Lisa Kennedy Our Way is old. Older than the red earth. Older than flickering stars. Our way is respect. A tender, thoughtful story reminding us to respect others and respect ourselves. Part of the Our Place series which welcomes children to culture. 'Dream team Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, who previously brought us the excellent Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words and phrases, have collaborated with artist Lisa Kennedy to ...

$24.95

Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime New!

Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

Under the Stars: Astrophysics for BedtimeLisa Harvey-Smith, illustrated by Mel Matthews 'Under th...

Under the Stars: Astrophysics for BedtimeLisa Harvey-Smith, illustrated by Mel Matthews 'Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime' transports curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a black hole and peer inside! Learn why Jupiter has stripes. When astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith isn't looking skyward, she is answering the smart questions of sch...

$39.95

Lets Get Gardening Lets Get Gardening New!

Lets Get Gardening

Let's Get Gardening: Australian Eco-gardening Projects for ChildrenDorling Kindersley Discover ea...

Let's Get Gardening: Australian Eco-gardening Projects for ChildrenDorling Kindersley Discover easy ways to become an eco-warrior in the garden, with this inspiring and charming Australian gardening book for kids. 'Let's Get Gardening' is a wonderful start to building any child's green thumb and encouraging them to do their bit for the environment. This book includes three simple chapters - kitchen gardening, wildlife gardening and recycled gardening - each with easy sustainability projects t...

$24.95

Australias Best 100 Walks Australias Best 100 Walks New!

Australias Best 100 Walks

Australia's Best 100 WalksKatrina O’Brien for Australian Geographic There are so many incredible ...

Australia's Best 100 WalksKatrina O’Brien for Australian Geographic There are so many incredible walks in Australia but how do you know which are the best ones? Our free time is precious and few people have the time to survey a range of walks – it can years to find a handful of good ones. Over 150 issues and 33 years, Australian Geographic has explored Australian landscapes. Our editors, writers and photographers have the energy, expertise and contacts to know where all the most exciting and ...

$39.95

Botanical Revelation Botanical Revelation New!

Botanical Revelation

Botanical Revelation: European encounters with Australian plants before DarwinDavid J. Mabberley ...

Botanical Revelation: European encounters with Australian plants before DarwinDavid J. Mabberley Acclaimed author David Mabberley provides a ground-breaking analysis of early European understanding of Australia's flora. Combining science, horticulture, art and economics, this lavishly illustrated book - with many never-before-published images - reveals the motives and complex networks that led to the international spread of knowledge and cultivation of hundreds of Australian plants in Europe ...

$89.95

Marine Plants of Australia Marine Plants of Australia New!

Marine Plants of Australia

Marine Plants of AustraliaJohn M. Huismann To most people, the mention of marine plants conjures ...

Marine Plants of AustraliaJohn M. Huismann To most people, the mention of marine plants conjures up images of rotting seaweeds piled high on the beach, or slithering threateningly around bare ankles during a paddle in the shallows. Certainly, the seaweeds do not inspire the imagination or the romanticism that is usually associated with the sea. 'Marine Plants of Australia' might well alter that perception. This second edition illustrates over 600 species of Australia's underwater plant life, ...

$49.95

Australia: Illustrated Australia: Illustrated New!

Australia: Illustrated

Australia: IllustratedTania McCartney Australia. Big. Beautiful. Diverse. From the First People t...

Australia: IllustratedTania McCartney Australia. Big. Beautiful. Diverse. From the First People to washing lines and crocodiles, football and sunshine, koalas and akubras, skyscrapers and beaches that squeak, this 96-page picture book is a glorious tribute to this wide brown land and its rich and varied multicultural communities. Vibrantly illustrated with watercolour, ink and mono-printing, 'Australia Illustrated' not only celebrates the more ‘typical’ Australian flora, fauna and landmarks, ...

$34.95

Walks in Nature: Australia New!

Walks in Nature: Australia

Walks in Nature: Australia 2nd editionEasy Escapes into Unspoiled Landscapes Complete with Foodie...

Walks in Nature: Australia 2nd editionEasy Escapes into Unspoiled Landscapes Complete with Foodie StopAnna Carlile Grab your walking shoes and hat, and make a beeline for the bush trails that crisscross and surround your city. 'Walks in Nature: Australia' is a celebration of being outdoors. From coastal cliffs and crescents of sand, to iconic bush landscapes and wild offshore islands, this book offers more than 100 walking trails around the country, all within an easy distance of your capital...

$29.99

Small Garden Design Small Garden Design New!

Small Garden Design

Small Garden DesignPaul Bangay How to make the most of your small garden, from one of Australia's...

Small Garden DesignPaul Bangay How to make the most of your small garden, from one of Australia's most high-profile landscape designers. Paul Bangay is renowned for the expansive and elegant gardens with classical lines and symmetrical plantings that he has created in Australia and all over the world. Yet gardens on this grand scale are not accessible to everyone. With more of us living in apartments, townhouses and terraces, our gardens are now being squeezed into small spaces such as balcon...

$59.95

The Tree The Tree New!

The Tree

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian tree...

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian trees of all shapes and sizes in this spectacular volume. Trees are the biggest plants on earth, and its longest living species. From abstract close-ups to aerials, acclaimed landscape photographer Richard Woldendorp's images reveal the beauty and wonder of trees. About the Author:Richard Woldendorp was born in Utrecht, Holland, in 1927. He has lived in Australia since 1951. He was named Australian Ph...

$45.00

Habitat Habitat New!

Habitat

Habitat: A practical guide to creating a wildlife-friendly Australian gardenAB Bishop An inspirat...

Habitat: A practical guide to creating a wildlife-friendly Australian gardenAB Bishop An inspirational and practical how-to guide for people keen to attract fauna into their garden: for their own enjoyment and as a contribution to the health and sustainability of the environment. In a world where suburban nature is declining and diversity is shrinking, 'Habitat' is a practical guide for those of us who want to encourage insects, reptiles, frogs, birds and animals into our garden. Not only for...

$39.95

The Narrow Road to the Deep North New!

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep NorthRichard Flanagan A novel of the cruelty of war, tenuousness of l...

The Narrow Road to the Deep NorthRichard Flanagan A novel of the cruelty of war, tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love. August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. This savagely beautiful...

$19.95