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.
Nelly the Numbat Nelly the Numbat New!

Nelly the Numbat

Nelly the NumbatNathan Ferlazzo Explore the colourful flora and fauna artworks to find Nelly the ...

Nelly the NumbatNathan Ferlazzo Explore the colourful flora and fauna artworks to find Nelly the Numbat, keep an eye out for Nelly's compass, hat and backpack too! Each illustration focuses on a different state or territory and it's native animals. A seek and find Australian adventure, featuring 12 intricate illustrations by Nathan Ferlazzo. Marini Ferlazzo will donate a share of the profits from this book to Australian Geographic Society.

$29.95

Not Cute Not Cute New!

Not Cute

Not Cute Philip Bunting Once there was a quokka.Quokka was very cute.But Quokka did not like bein...

Not Cute Philip Bunting Once there was a quokka.Quokka was very cute.But Quokka did not like being cute.Not one bit… This is the romping, stomping, chomping tale of one stubbornly adorable marsupial. But beneath its many costumes, 'Not Cute' is a simple story about self-acceptance, listening to others, and not succumbing to your own delusions. For ages four years and older About the Author: Philip Bunting is an author and illustrator, with a soft spot for creating picture books for sleep-depr...

$17.95

We Were Not Men New!

We Were Not Men

We Were Not MenCampbell Mattinson A novel that punches you in the heart: the powerful, unbearably...

We Were Not MenCampbell Mattinson A novel that punches you in the heart: the powerful, unbearably moving and ultimately uplifting story of twin brothers, Jon and Eden, as they grow up and begin to understand what it is to be men, and what it takes to knit a fractured family back together. This is a story about love. Love for nine-year-old twins Jon and Eden Hardacre is simple. Their mum, the creek that they swim in, each other – this is the love that they trust, love as clear and pure as sunl...

$32.95

My First Book of Aussie Animals My First Book of Aussie Animals New!

My First Book of Aussie Animals

My First Book of Aussie AnimalsGordon Winch, illustrated by Steve Pym Can you find all the Aussie...

My First Book of Aussie AnimalsGordon Winch, illustrated by Steve Pym Can you find all the Aussie animals? This vibrant lift-the-flap book features an animal hiding on each page spread. The bright, bold illustrations are accompanied by interesting yet accessible facts about the hidden animals. Children will love learning about Australia's fascinating wildlife. For ages zero to three years old

$12.95

Treading Lightly New!

Treading Lightly

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorp...

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe We are consuming more than our earth can provide. In Australia, cities and towns struggle to maintain a reliable water supply, climate change triggers droughts which devastate farmland, and fish stocks are running low. It is increasingly clear that we are heading towards collapse if we don't change direction. Aboriginal people taught themselves thousands of years ago how to live sustainably in A...

$35.00

Still Life Drawing Still Life Drawing New!

Still Life Drawing

Still Life Drawing: A creative guide to observing the world around youAlice Oehr A workbook of cr...

Still Life Drawing: A creative guide to observing the world around youAlice Oehr A workbook of creative and mindful exercises inspired by still life. 'Still Life Drawing' is a creative drawing activity book filled with quick, achievable and fun exercises from graphic artist and designer Alice Oehr. It takes inspiration from the traditions of still life drawing, helping you to create artworks with what you have on hand and encouraging you to slow down and notice the world around you. Since the...

$24.95

The Classic Australian Cookbook The Classic Australian Cookbook New!

The Classic Australian Cookbook

The Classic Australian CookbookAustralian Geographic There are some recipes that we make over and...

The Classic Australian CookbookAustralian Geographic There are some recipes that we make over and over again - your kitchen’s collection of greatest hits. Maybe because they are incredibly tasty, maybe because they are quick or easy but most of all because they are the dishes that make us feel good. This is food that carries the warm glow of happy times with friends and family, of tastes that were part of our childhood or flavours that make you feel alive right now. In 'The Classic Australian...

$59.95

Land Down Under and Other Australian Verses Land Down Under and Other Australian Verses New!

Land Down Under and Other Australian Verses

A Land Down Under and other Australiana VersesMaggie May Gordon, illustrated by Samantha Metcalfe...

A Land Down Under and other Australiana VersesMaggie May Gordon, illustrated by Samantha Metcalfe There is no doubt that a 'Land Down Under' is a place of wonder with its unique flora, magical fauna and vibrant colours of a wide, brown sunshine-blest land. In this delightful book Maggie’s heart-warming poetry together with Samantha's captivating illustrations will take you on a journey through all those elements... and leave you wanting more! About the Author:Maggie May Gordon was born and ra...

$14.95

In Good Company In Good Company New!

In Good Company

In Good Company: Simple, generous recipes and ideas for get-togethers and good timesSophie Hansen...

In Good Company: Simple, generous recipes and ideas for get-togethers and good timesSophie Hansen Country hospitality, deliciously do-able recipes and simple ideas for bringing people together. Ask anyone to tell you about the most memorable meal of their life and they won't give you a chronological playback of what they ate; they'll tell you about how that meal made them feel. Whether it's a last-minute dinner with neighbours, a family feast or a casual summer picnic, Sophie Hansen has done ...

$39.95

Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots New!

Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots

Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!Angie Thomas and Yates How to grow y...

Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!Angie Thomas and Yates How to grow your own food in the smallest spaces - in pots on balconies, courtyards and windowsills. Increasingly people are keen to grow some of their own food, giving them fresh, delicious and healthy ingredients right on their doorstep. Homegrown food also means reduced food miles and packaging, and reminds us where food comes from and how plants grow. With backyards shrinking and more people living in apar...

$35.00

Wild Mushrooming New!

Wild Mushrooming

Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for ForagersAlison Pouliot and Tom May Fungi are diverse, delicious and...

Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for ForagersAlison Pouliot and Tom May Fungi are diverse, delicious and sometimes deadly. With interest in foraging for wild food on the rise, learning to accurately identify fungi reduces both poisoning risk to humans and harm to the environment. This extensively illustrated guide takes a 'slow mushrooming' approach – providing the information to correctly identify a few edible species thoroughly, rather than many superficially. ‘Wild Mushrooming: A Guide for Forage...

$49.95

My Suburban Farm My Suburban Farm New!

My Suburban Farm

My Suburban FarmAinslee Costa While most Australians live in capital cities, at one time or anoth...

My Suburban FarmAinslee Costa While most Australians live in capital cities, at one time or another we all covet the charm and slower pace of country living. A tree change isn't feasible for most suburbanites, so why not combine the best of both worlds at home? 'My Suburban Farm' is a gorgeous guide to injecting the rustic romance, craft aesthetic and homegrown joy of rural life into your own suburban nook. From the rewards of growing your own veggies to the meditative delights of craft, this...

$35.00