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.
The First Scientists The First Scientists

The First Scientists

The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First PeoplesCorey Tutt ...

The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First PeoplesCorey Tutt 'The First Scientists' is the highly anticipated, illustrated science book from Corey Tutt of DeadlyScience. With kids aged 7 to 12 years in mind, this book will nourish readers’ love of science and develop their respect for Indigenous knowledge at the same time. Have you ever wondered what the stars can tell us? Did you know the seasons can be predicted just by looking at subtle changes in nature...

$29.95

Costas World

Costas World

Costa's World: Gardening for the soil, the soul and the suburbsCosta Georgiadis The long-awaited ...

Costa's World: Gardening for the soil, the soul and the suburbsCosta Georgiadis The long-awaited book from the beloved host of ABC TV's Gardening Australia. Bringing together all of Costa's gardening and sustainability knowledge, this is a book for the whole family that reflects Costa's philosophy and quirky sense of fun. 'Costa's World' is a generous, joyous, fully illustrated gardening book that celebrates the life-changing joy of chooks; kids in the garden; big ideas for small spaces; Cost...

$45.00

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western Australia

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Weste...

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western AustraliaJ.A. Young This publication is to prom...

A Field Guide to Melaleucas of South-west Western AustraliaJ.A. Young This publication is to promote the wonderful and diverse range of Melaleucas, many of which are largely unknown, and to encourage their further use in the beautification of our parks and gardens, in landscaping and in the restoration of our farmlands while at the same time combating erosion and salinity. Plantings may also ensure some species survival aganist future climate extremes.

$41.95

Everything I Love to Cook Everything I Love to Cook

Everything I Love to Cook

Everything I Love to CookNeil Perry An entirely new-look Neil Perry that surpasses anything previ...

Everything I Love to CookNeil Perry An entirely new-look Neil Perry that surpasses anything previously published and is everything you need to know to cook like Neil at home. Sixteen years since the publication of Australian national treasure Neil Perry's groundbreaking bible for home cooks, 'The Food I Love', comes a bookend to that masterwork: 'Everything I Love to Cook'. Neil's influence on the food culture of Australia and beyond has been profound: inspiring us to try new flavours, making...

$59.95

Eco Colour Eco Colour

Eco Colour

Eco Colour: Botanical dyes for beautiful textilesIndia Flint Internationally renowned dyer and ar...

Eco Colour: Botanical dyes for beautiful textilesIndia Flint Internationally renowned dyer and artist India Flint draws on her years of experience and experimentation in natural dyeing techniques to present an expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources, most of which can be found in the average home garden. 'Eco Colour' is regarded by many as a textbook of sustainability and uses an exciting range of projects to de...

$49.95

New Rural New Rural

New Rural

New Rural: Where to Find It and How to Create ItIngrid Weir How do you design your life? 'New Rur...

New Rural: Where to Find It and How to Create ItIngrid Weir How do you design your life? 'New Rural: Where to Find It and How to Create It' is an interiors book for a new way of living that combines the space and freedom of rural existence with the connections and opportunities of the modern world. This stunning photo-filled hardback is a guide for those dreaming of moving to the country; inspiration for anyone who craves touches of rural magic and cottagecore in their home – wherever that ma...

$60.00

Australian Animals

Australian Animals

Australian AnimalsMatt Chun It took millions of years and a diverse range of habitats for Austral...

Australian AnimalsMatt Chun It took millions of years and a diverse range of habitats for Australian wildlife to evolve into what we see today. The result is many of the world’s most striking and beautiful animals, including some that are stranger than fiction. In 'Australian Animals', acclaimed artist Matt Chun showcases the remarkable Australian species that have captured the imagination of the world. From the iconic cockatoo to the elusive platypus, from the great white shark to the tiny f...

$39.95

True to the Land

True to the Land

True to the Land: A History of Food in AustraliaPaul van Reyk Spanning 65,000 years, this book pr...

True to the Land: A History of Food in AustraliaPaul van Reyk Spanning 65,000 years, this book provides a history of food in Australia from its beginnings, with the arrival of the first peoples and their stewardship of the land, to a present where the production and consumption of food is fraught with anxieties and competing priorities. It describes how food production in Australia is subject to the constraints of climate, water and soil, leading to centuries of unsustainable agricultural pra...

$49.95

Extinct

Extinct

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredibl...

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredible diversity of native animals. While Australian animals are among the most unique in the world, they are also among the most endangered, with hundreds currently on the brink of extinction. We must act quickly if we are to save these species, as once gone, they are gone forever. 'Extinct' is a collection of artworks from established and emerging Australian fine artists, each depicting an Australian...

$59.95

Down the Road Little Bee

Down the Road Little Bee

Down the Road Little BeeSarah Jane Lightfoot Spend a year with Little Bee on a search for pollen ...

Down the Road Little BeeSarah Jane Lightfoot Spend a year with Little Bee on a search for pollen across the Australian suburban landscape.  From flowering gums in January to jacaranda in December, follow Little Bee and friends as they explore the wonders of nature that can be found just outside the door.  This glorious picture-book debut from Sarah Jane Lightfoot celebrates the familiar yet overlooked sights of our local streets and inspires readers to explore the beauty in their own neighbou...

$24.95

Peek and Boo

Peek and Boo

Peek and BooCoral Vass, illustrated by Jess Racklyeft Peek and Boo always sit side by side and to...

Peek and BooCoral Vass, illustrated by Jess Racklyeft Peek and Boo always sit side by side and together, they make a forever-home. One day an egg appears, but when Peek goes to hunt for food and leaves Boo in charge of the egg, something unexpected happens. For ages four years and older About the Illustrator:Jess Racklyeft (originally from Perth) is an emerging children’s book illustrator based in Melbourne. She loves creating work with watercolours and experimenting with new art techniques, ...

$25.95

Lucky's

Lucky's

Lucky'sAndrew Pippos An exuberant, magical Australian saga of family, love and second chances. 'L...

Lucky'sAndrew Pippos An exuberant, magical Australian saga of family, love and second chances. 'Lucky's' is a story of family. A story about migration. It is also about a man called Lucky. His restaurant chain. A fire that changed everything. A New Yorker article which might save a career. The mystery of a missing father. An impostor who got the girl. An unthinkable tragedy. A roll of the dice. And a story of love - lost, sought and won again (at last). Following a trail of cause and effect t...

$32.95