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.
Rainbow Lorikeet Embroidery Kit Rainbow Lorikeet Embroidery Kit New!

Rainbow Lorikeet Embroidery Kit

This embroidery kit contains all the bells and whistles - it has absolutely everything you will n...

This embroidery kit contains all the bells and whistles - it has absolutely everything you will need to make this beautiful wall hanging pictured. It’s also designed to not only teach you how to embroider one design, but to set you up with a few skills and tools so that you can continue your embroidery journey if you choose to do so! The instructions contain diagrams to help you learn each stitch, as well as photos to help you through each step of the project itself. This is the perfect gift ...

$60.00

Jetty Jumping New!

Jetty Jumping

Jetty JumpingAndrea Rowe, illustrated by Hannah Sommerville While Milla’s friends take big, brave...

Jetty JumpingAndrea Rowe, illustrated by Hannah Sommerville While Milla’s friends take big, brave jumps off the jetty, Milla stays on the blistering wood, scared of what lurks below. But when Milla accidentally falls off the edge, she discovers the beauty of the deep, dark sea – and her summer changes forever. Andrea Rowe and Hannah Sommerville perfectly capture the challenges of childhood – and the joy of letting go – in this homage to summer. For ages three years and older About the Author:...

$24.95

Eat Plants, Be Happy! Eat Plants, Be Happy! New!

Eat Plants, Be Happy!

Eat Plants, Be Happy!: 130 simple vegan and vegetarian recipesCaroline Griffiths We think everyon...

Eat Plants, Be Happy!: 130 simple vegan and vegetarian recipesCaroline Griffiths We think everyone should eat more plants, and we don’t just mean two carrots instead of one – it’s about enjoying all the colours of the veggie rainbow. Vegetables too often play second fiddle in a dish, and this book is here to change that. Between spiced rhubarb chutney, fennel gratin, and roast sweet potato with miso and ginger caramel, 'Eat Plants, Be Happy!' puts veggies back exactly where they should be: at...

$39.95

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia New!

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-easte...

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives of Early ColonistsFred ...

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives of Early ColonistsFred Cahir, Ian D. Clark and Philip A. Clarke Provides an insight into the environmental knowledge of Indigenous Australians. Indigenous Australians have long understood sustainable hunting and harvesting, seasonal changes in flora and fauna, predator–prey relationships and imbalances, and seasonal fire management. Yet the extent of their knowledge and expertise has been largely unknown and underapprec...

$69.95

Full Circle New!

Full Circle

Full Circle: A search for the world that comes nextScott Ludlam A visionary book for our wild tim...

Full Circle: A search for the world that comes nextScott Ludlam A visionary book for our wild times. In 'Full Circle', Scott Ludlam draws on his unique experience as senator and activist to capture our world on a precipice and explore what comes next. We are now in the Anthropocene - humans are changing the earth's climate irreversibly, and political, human and natural systems are on the cusp of collapse. Ludlam shines a light on the bankruptcy of the financial and political systems that have...

$34.95

Around the World in 80 Plants New!

Around the World in 80 Plants

Around the World in 80 PlantsJonathan Drori, illustrated by Lucille Clerc An inspirational and be...

Around the World in 80 PlantsJonathan Drori, illustrated by Lucille Clerc An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that tells the stories of 80 plants from around the globe. In his follow-up to the bestselling 'Around the World in 80 Trees', Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore. From the seemingly familiar tomato and dandelion to the ...

$39.95

Bee Detectives Bee Detectives New!

Bee Detectives

Bee DetectivesVanessa Ryan-Rendall, illustrated by Brenna Quinlan When Olivia and Hamish see a sm...

Bee DetectivesVanessa Ryan-Rendall, illustrated by Brenna Quinlan When Olivia and Hamish see a smoky haze coming from their local park, they're ready to spring into action! But it's not a fire – it's a nest of Australian stingless bees that needs their help. Time to give the bee detectives a buzz! Join Olivia and Hamish as they learn about the bees in our backyards. From blue-banded and teddy bear to carpenter and leaf-cutter bees, our two budding bee detectives discover how our native bees l...

$24.95

A Room of Her Own A Room of Her Own New!

A Room of Her Own

A Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative WomenRobyn Lea 'A Room of Her Own' feat...

A Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative WomenRobyn Lea 'A Room of Her Own' features the dazzling homes of twenty extraordinary women around the globe. Across sitting rooms and studios, salon-style hangs and table settings, this is a book of daring inspiration. In this new Renaissance period - a time of artistic, cultural and intellectual rebirth - these women have chosen to carve out their own space to live creatively. Artists, designers, makers and curators invite us into t...

$65.00

Australia: The Cookbook Australia: The Cookbook New!

Australia: The Cookbook

Australia: The CookbookRoss Dobson and Alan Benson A celebration of Australian cuisine like never...

Australia: The CookbookRoss Dobson and Alan Benson A celebration of Australian cuisine like never before - 350 recipes showcasing the rich diversity of its landscapes and its people. Australia is a true melting pot of cultures and this is reflected in its cooking. As an island of indigenous peoples alongside a global panoply of immigrants with different culinary influences and traditions, its foodways are ripe for exploration. As well as the regional flora and fauna that make up bush tucker, ...

$65.00

My Darling Lemon Thyme: Every Day New!

My Darling Lemon Thyme: Every Day

My Darling Lemon Thyme: Every DayEmma Galloway Over 100 vegetarian recipes, flavour-packed and gl...

My Darling Lemon Thyme: Every DayEmma Galloway Over 100 vegetarian recipes, flavour-packed and gluten-free Spiced pumpkin snacking cake, Pea, mint and halloumi fritters, Mushroom and lentil lasagne, and Roasted strawberry and ginger 'ice cream' are among the beautiful, nourishing, simple-to-make and absolutely delicious recipes celebrated in Emma Galloway's third book from her home kitchen. Everyday food should be quick and easy, using readily available ingredients and simple techniques. Over...

$49.95

With a Little Kelp from Our Friends With a Little Kelp from Our Friends New!

With a Little Kelp from Our Friends

With a Little Kelp from Our Friends - The Secret Life of Seaweed: History, Culture and Environmen...

With a Little Kelp from Our Friends - The Secret Life of Seaweed: History, Culture and EnvironmentMathew Bate, illustrated by Liz Rowland A big, beautifully illustrated historical, cultural and scientific exploration of the planet's most amazing algae: seaweed. Just don't call it a plant! Did you know that feeding seaweed to cows can reduce the methane in their burps and farts by more than half? Or that a forest of kelp absorbs more carbon than a tropical rainforest of the same size? We can e...

$29.95

Two Cultures, One Story New!

Two Cultures, One Story

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD ...

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD (Hon) has spent his life bridging the divide between white and black Australia. Taken from his mother as a baby, Robert was raised in institutions not knowing he had a family and not knowing he was Aboriginal. Enduring severe hardship, discipline and abuse at the hands of the Christian Brothers, Robert went out into the world at the age of 16 determined to make a life for himself and a family of h...

$24.95