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.
A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia New!

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia: Sixth EditionSteve Wilson and Gerry Swan 'A Complete G...

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia: Sixth EditionSteve Wilson and Gerry Swan 'A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia' has been the most comprehensive field guide available on the subject since the first edition was published in 2003. As new species are discovered, known ranges extended and higher quality images become available, updated editions of the book have been written to reflect these changes. This new edition adds 92 reptile species, mostly comprising new descriptions since ...

$54.99

Pushing Back New!

Pushing Back

Pushing BackJohn Kinsella "The tall trees nearby called them up and red-tailed black cockatoos ca...

Pushing BackJohn Kinsella "The tall trees nearby called them up and red-tailed black cockatoos carried messages to them that they told no one else about." 'Pushing Back' is John Kinsella's most haunting and timely fiction to date. It is populated with eccentric, compelling characters, drifters, unlikely friendships, the silences of dissolving relationships, haunted dwellings and lonely highways, the ghosts of cleared bushland and the threats of right-wing nationalists and senseless destructio...

$29.95

Plantastic! A to Z of Australian Plants Plantastic! A to Z of Australian Plants New!

Plantastic! A to Z of Australian Plants

Plantastic! A to Z of Australian PlantsCatherine Clowes, illustrated by Rachel Gyan A gorgeous A ...

Plantastic! A to Z of Australian PlantsCatherine Clowes, illustrated by Rachel Gyan A gorgeous A to Z exploration of some of Australia's most unique and incredible native plants. Did you know that there are plants that eat insects? Plants whose seeds spread in poo? Plants that move when you touch them? And plants that grow on other plants? 'Plantastic!' presents 26 of Australia's most unique and incredible native plants. Discover and identify native plants found in your local park, bushland, ...

$29.95

Culture is Life Culture is Life New!

Culture is Life

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in M...

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Modern AustraliaWayne Quilliam A contemporary photography book that celebrates and shares stories of First peoples across the continent. 'Culture is Life' is a modern, photographic celebration of the diversity of Indigenous Australians. Pre-eminent Aboriginal photographer Wayne Quilliam has an archive of thousands of images and interviews with Indigenous people across the country. Through the image...

$39.95

Banks New!

Banks

BanksGrantlee Kieza Lust, science, adventure - Joseph Banks and his voyages of discovery. The ext...

BanksGrantlee Kieza Lust, science, adventure - Joseph Banks and his voyages of discovery. The extraordinary life of one of the world's most famous and notorious adventurers. Sir Joseph Banks was a man of passion whose influence spanned the globe. A fearless adventurer, his fascination with beautiful women was only trumped by his obsession with the natural world and his lust for scientific knowledge. Fabulously wealthy, Banks was the driving force behind monumental voyages and scientific disco...

$39.95

Use It All Use It All New!

Use It All

Use it All: The Cornersmith guide to a more sustainable kitchenAlex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edw...

Use it All: The Cornersmith guide to a more sustainable kitchenAlex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards Buy less, buy whole, use it all This practical handbook is an invitation to reduce food waste while eating generously. It's a book for people juggling real life and trying to make better choices in their kitchens.  For years Alex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards, from boundary-breaking food community Cornersmith, experimented in their home kitchens to figure out how to feed their families ef...

$39.95

This One Wild and Precious Life New!

This One Wild and Precious Life

This One Wild and Precious Life: A hopeful path forward in a fractured worldSarah Wilson Will you...

This One Wild and Precious Life: A hopeful path forward in a fractured worldSarah Wilson Will you sleep through the revolution? Or do you want to wake up and reclaim your one wild and precious life? We live in truly overwhelming times. The climate crisis, political polarisation, racial injustice and coronavirus have left many of us in a state of spiritual PTSD. We have retreated, morally and psychologically; we are experiencing a crisis of disconnection - from one another, from our true value...

$34.95

Botanicals: A Colouring Book Botanicals: A Colouring Book New!

Botanicals: A Colouring Book

Botanicals by Edith Rewa: A Colouring BookEdith Rewa 'Botanicals by Edith Rewa' is a gorgeous col...

Botanicals by Edith Rewa: A Colouring BookEdith Rewa 'Botanicals by Edith Rewa' is a gorgeous colouring book showcasing the unique flora of Australia as seen through the eyes of textile designer and illustrator Edith Rewa. Includes 80 pages of blank colouring-in artwork to help you find mindfulness through nature's beauty. About the Author:Edith Rewa is an illustrator and textile designer. With a fondness for the native flora and fauna of the Australian bush, she illustrates to share a sense ...

$14.95

A Brush with Birds A Brush with Birds New!

A Brush with Birds

A Brush with Birds: Paintings and Stories from the WildRichard Weatherly 'A Brush with Birds' cel...

A Brush with Birds: Paintings and Stories from the WildRichard Weatherly 'A Brush with Birds' celebrates the exquisite artworks and incredible life of one of the world’s finest bird painters, Richard Weatherly OAM. A skilled falconer and artist, Richard has spent more than fifty years observing birds and their natural habitats around the world, from Antarctica to Zimbabwe to New Guinea, Australia and America. In 'A Brush with Birds', Richard accompanies his stunning paintings and sketches wit...

$60.00

Dog Dog New!

Dog

DogShaun Tan Once we were strangers,legs bent the wrong way,rough voices falling to the wind...Bu...

DogShaun Tan Once we were strangers,legs bent the wrong way,rough voices falling to the wind...But in our hearts we wanted more than this. In our hearts, we knew there was more. A beautifully poetic and gorgeously illustrated reflection on the relationship between dogs and humans. 'Dog' is a stand-alone picture book of one of the most-loved stories from the bestselling and internationally acclaimed 'Tales from the Inner City' by Shaun Tan, winner of the 2020 Kate Greenaway medal. For ages ten...

$19.95

Welcome to Country Welcome to Country New!

Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country Book and PrintAunty Joy Murphy, illustrated by Lisa Kennedy A beautiful slipca...

Welcome to Country Book and PrintAunty Joy Murphy, illustrated by Lisa Kennedy A beautiful slipcase edition including a hardback with a keepsake art print making this a perfect gift for young readers. Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Traditionally, to cross these boundaries, permission is required. Each community has its own way of greeting, but the practice shares a common name: a 'Welcome to Country'. Aunty Joy Murphy...

$34.95

The Pocket Chaotic The Pocket Chaotic New!

The Pocket Chaotic

The Pocket ChaoticZiggy Hanaor and Daniel Gray-Barnett A young kangaroo called Alexander lives in...

The Pocket ChaoticZiggy Hanaor and Daniel Gray-Barnett A young kangaroo called Alexander lives in his mum, Nancy's pocket. Alexander loves his mum, but there's one thing she does that really drives him nuts. She is always putting stuff in her pocket. Alexander tries to keep things neat, but the more he tidies, the more stuff she shoves in there. When he complains, his sister calls him a baby - it's time to leave the pouch anyway. But Alexander loves it in there - it's warm and cosy and smells...

$24.95