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The Future is Fungi The Future is Fungi

The Future is Fungi

The Future is Fungi: How Fungi Can Feed Us, Heal Us, Free Us and Save Our WorldMichael Lim and Y...

The Future is Fungi: How Fungi Can Feed Us, Heal Us, Free Us and Save Our WorldMichael Lim and Yun Shu Without fungi, the world as we know it would not exist. The kingdom of fungi has survived all five major extinction events. They are the architects of the natural world, integral to all life. They sustain critical ecosystems, recycling nutrients and connecting plants across vast areas, and help to produce many staples of modern life, such as wine, chocolate, bread, detergent and penicillin....

$49.95

The Book of Australian Trees

The Book of Australian Trees

The Book of Australian TreesInga Simpson Trees tell stories about places. Australia has some of t...

The Book of Australian TreesInga Simpson Trees tell stories about places. Australia has some of the tallest, oldest, fattest and most unusual trees in the world. They have changed over thousands of years, adapting to this continent's deserts, mountains, and coasts. Many have found clever ways of dealing with drought and fire. Their leaves, flowers and seeds are food for birds, insects and mammals. Old trees have lots of hollows, which make good homes for possums, sugar gliders, birds and bees...

$26.95

Urban Potters: Makers in the City Urban Potters: Makers in the City

Urban Potters: Makers in the City

Urban Potters: Makers in the CityKatie Treggiden Clay is back: the age-old craft of ceramics is b...

Urban Potters: Makers in the CityKatie Treggiden Clay is back: the age-old craft of ceramics is being embraced by a new generation of urban makers and collectors. This book explores the contemporary revival of pottery, focusing on six inspiring cities, their history and their makers. Twenty-eight passionate ceramicists in New York, London, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Sydney and São Paulo introduce us to their work, their studios and their inspiration. Includes a practical and updated source list of ...

$39.95

Lets Go to the Bush

Lets Go to the Bush

Let's Go to the BushGwyn Perkins Little Iggy doesn't want to leave the house, but Grandad insist...

Let's Go to the BushGwyn Perkins Little Iggy doesn't want to leave the house, but Grandad insists - they always have fun together. Take a walk in the great Australian outdoors where you'll find singing birds, wallaby surprises and secret caterpillar messages only grandads understand. For ages zero to five years old. About the Author:Born in Melbourne in 1942, Gwyn Perkins began his artistic career when he won a newspaper drawing prize of one guinea and a box of paints (mistakenly awarded to ...

$14.95

Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Junior Atlas of Indigenous AustraliaMacquarie Dictionary The 'Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australi...

Junior Atlas of Indigenous AustraliaMacquarie Dictionary The 'Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia', published by Macquarie, is a unique tool for students in upper primary and early secondary years to explore and gain understanding of the lives and cultures of Australia's First Peoples. The Atlas visually represents patterns of human activities in space and time, from over 60,000 years ago to the present time. It covers an extensive range of topics, such as deep history, Indigenous mapping, m...

$39.95

The First Astronomers

The First Astronomers

The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders read the starsDuane Hamacher Guided by six First Nat...

The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders read the starsDuane Hamacher Guided by six First Nations Elders, Duane Hamacher takes us on a journey across space and time to reveal the wisdom of the first astronomers. These living systems of knowledge challenge conventional ideas about the nature of science and the longevity of oral tradition. Indigenous science is dynamic, adapting to changes in the skies and on Earth, pointing the way for a world facing the profound disruptions of climate cha...

$34.95

The Australian Climate Change Book NR

The Australian Climate Change Book NR

The Australian Climate Change BookPolly Marsden An accessible and reassuring picture book that te...

The Australian Climate Change BookPolly Marsden An accessible and reassuring picture book that teaches children about the specific challenges of climate change for Australia so they can be informed and make a difference.Australia is a unique and incredibly diverse natural environment and we are oh-so-lucky to live here. Our country is home to a great number of amazing ecosystems. But things like fossil fuels, greenhouse gases and deforestation are creating imbalances in our ecosystems and cau...

$24.95

Making Australian History

Making Australian History

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and con...

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and contested project of Australia's national story. You will think about this country differently after reading this book. Australian history has been revised and reinterpreted by successive generations of historians, writers, governments and public commentators, yet there has been no account of the ways it has changed, who makes history, and how. 'Making Australian History' responds to this critical ga...

$34.95

The Islands

The Islands

The IslandsEmily Brugman In the mid-1950s, a small group of Finnish migrants set up camp on Littl...

The IslandsEmily Brugman In the mid-1950s, a small group of Finnish migrants set up camp on Little Rat, a tiny island in an archipelago off the coast of Western Australia. The crayfishing industry is in its infancy, and the islands, haunted though they are by past shipwrecks, possess an indefinable allure. Drawn here by tragedy, Onni Saari is soon hooked by the stark beauty of the landscape and the slivers of jutting coral onto which the crayfishers build their precarious huts. Could these re...

$32.95

Rewilding Kids Australia Rewilding Kids Australia

Rewilding Kids Australia

Rewilding Kids AustraliaMelissa Mylchreest 'Rewilding Kids Australia' is a mindful activity book ...

Rewilding Kids AustraliaMelissa Mylchreest 'Rewilding Kids Australia' is a mindful activity book with fun facts, nature-based activities and plenty of colouring opportunities for kids aged seven to 12 years, so you can marvel at amazing animals and plants in their natural habitats. Slow down, open your eyes to your natural surrounds and take a trip around Australia! Organised into state and territory sections, you will find green turtles in the Great Barrier Reef, lyrebirds in the Blue Mounta...

$22.95

Australian Architecture: A History

Australian Architecture: A History

Australian Architecture: A History Davina Jackson A comprehensive narrative history of building a...

Australian Architecture: A History Davina Jackson A comprehensive narrative history of building and design styles in Australia, from traditional Aboriginal gunyahs; to the local interpretations of northern hemisphere trends; to the sustainable, climate sensitive and high-tech constructions of the 21st century. From First Nations gunyahs and First Fleet huts to 21st century eco-pavilions and skyscrapers, Davina Jackson surveys the evolution of architecture in Australia. Dr Jackson explores how...

$45.00

Mabu Mabu Mabu Mabu

Mabu Mabu

Mabu Mabu: An Australian Kitchen CookbookNornie Bero In 'Mabu Mabu', charismatic First Nations ch...

Mabu Mabu: An Australian Kitchen CookbookNornie Bero In 'Mabu Mabu', charismatic First Nations chef Nornie Bero champions the tastes of native flavours in everyday cooking by unlocking the secrets of Australian herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits. Nornie grew up on the island of Mer in the Torres Strait and while her wanderlust would take her to Italian and Japanese kitchens in Melbourne and London via Townsville, her home now is Mabu Mabu, a restaurant renowned in Melbourne and beyond for i...

$45.00