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 Dog Runner New!

The Dog Runner

The Dog RunnerBren MacDibble From the author of the multi-award-winning and bestselling 'How to B...

The Dog RunnerBren MacDibble From the author of the multi-award-winning and bestselling 'How to Bee' comes an intense and thrilling new adventure. 'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.'  And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk away. Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel...

$16.95

How to Bee New!

How to Bee

How to BeeBren MacDibble A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-...

How to BeeBren MacDibble A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live. Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, 'Tomorrow we'll find two new bees.' Peony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city. In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids cli...

$16.95

Across the Risen Sea New!

Across the Risen Sea

Across the Risen SeaBren MacDibble 'Across the Risen Sea' is an action-packed, compelling and hea...

Across the Risen SeaBren MacDibble 'Across the Risen Sea' is an action-packed, compelling and heartfelt middle-fiction adventure, set in a post-climate change landscape, from the multi-award winning author of 'How to Bee'. 'It's one of them days when everything is off. A hot sweaty night in Rusty Bus means we kids is all grouchy-tired. Me and my best friend, Jaguar, is trying to cool down by taking turns at dipping in the sea pool. Him standing on the sea wall made from car frames and rocks o...

$16.95

BuildHer BuildHer New!

BuildHer

BuildHer: Empowering women to build and renovate their Australian dream homeKribashini Hannon and...

BuildHer: Empowering women to build and renovate their Australian dream homeKribashini Hannon and Rebeka Morgan Renovating or building your own home is one of the biggest investments (financially and emotionally) you can ever make. For years, the BuildHer Collective have helped women around the world make this a fun, rewarding and empowering experience. Led by dynamic Australian duo Kribashini Hannon and Rebeka Morgan, BuildHer have created a movement. In this book, they’re here to share thei...

$45.00

The Urban Farmer New!

The Urban Farmer

The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any SpaceJustin Calverley The guide for an...

The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any SpaceJustin Calverley The guide for anyone who dreams of living the country life in the city by growing their own healthy, sustainable fruit and veg - and more! Producing our own fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs and honey is perfectly possible in a suburban space, and this practical guide will help urban dwellers develop a more sustainable existence. With a deep knowledge of permaculture and organic gardening, horticultural expert Justi...

$39.95

Welcome, Baby, to This World! Welcome, Baby, to This World! New!

Welcome, Baby, to This World!

Welcome, Baby, to This World!Jess Racklyeft Tides will rise and moons will fall,I’ll be beside yo...

Welcome, Baby, to This World!Jess Racklyeft Tides will rise and moons will fall,I’ll be beside you through it all. Filled with love, hope and possibility, here is the perfect gift for new babies everywhere. A delightful story to share and treasure from one of Australia’s brightest picture-book stars. For ages zero to three years old About the Author:Jess Racklyeft is a children’s book lover, draw-er and reader based in Melbourne, who also creates work for card companies, picture books, origin...

$19.95

The Great Lizard Trek The Great Lizard Trek New!

The Great Lizard Trek

The Great Lizard TrekFelicity Bradshaw, illustrated by Norma MacDonald Rocky, an ornate dragon, l...

The Great Lizard TrekFelicity Bradshaw, illustrated by Norma MacDonald Rocky, an ornate dragon, lives on the granite rocks in the southwest of Australia. His ancestors have lived in this hot environment for around 10 million years, and for more than 60,000 years, they have lived alongside Indigenous Australians. Rocky's habitat is under threat, and his desert relatives in the north are facing challenges due to rising temperatures. Using his knowledge of Indigenous culture and language, along ...

$24.95

The Bushfire Book The Bushfire Book New!

The Bushfire Book

The Bushfire Book: How to Be Aware and PreparePolly Marsden, illustrated by Chris Nixon An access...

The Bushfire Book: How to Be Aware and PreparePolly Marsden, illustrated by Chris Nixon An accessible and reassuring picture book that teaches children what they need to know about bushfires so they can understand what's happening and be smart and prepared, not scared. Australia is a big country with all sorts of weather. And sometimes extreme weather like bushfires. Bushfires can make a real mess of things. The air fills with smoke. The skies turn red. Ash falls. Precious things burn. But we...

$19.95

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips New!

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips (Teen Edition)Matt Okine A heartbreaking and often hilarious st...

Being Black 'n Chicken, and Chips (Teen Edition)Matt Okine A heartbreaking and often hilarious story about trying to grow up when everything is falling apart from one of Australia's leading comic talents. Themes of grief, loss, identity and the pressure to fit in. Mike Amon just wants to fit in. He wants to be a star athlete. He wants his dad to stop embarrassing him. He wants his first kiss. He also wants his mum to survive. When his mum is diagnosed with advanced cancer, Mike figures if he ...

$19.95

Daisy and Bear and the Very Ordinary Day Daisy and Bear and the Very Ordinary Day New!

Daisy and Bear and the Very Ordinary Day

Daisy and Bear and the Very Ordinary DayHaylee Hackenberg, illustrated by Biance Pozzi Daisy and ...

Daisy and Bear and the Very Ordinary DayHaylee Hackenberg, illustrated by Biance Pozzi Daisy and Bear live in a small house. They do the same ordinary things every day. Or do they? Follow the adventures of this delightful brother and sister duo as they find the sparkle and fun in the daily routine of family life. With charming pencil illustrations by Bianca Pozzi, this is a delightful book that values innocence, imaginative play and love. For ages five years and older About the Author:A shame...

$26.95

The Art of Being a Tourist at Home The Art of Being a Tourist at Home New!

The Art of Being a Tourist at Home

The Art of Being a Tourist at Home: Expand Your World Without Leaving Your Home TownJenny Herbert...

The Art of Being a Tourist at Home: Expand Your World Without Leaving Your Home TownJenny Herbert A thoughtful book that celebrates 'staycations' at a time when the world is grappling with the future of travel. In 'The Art of Being a Tourist at Home', Jenny Herbert takes us on a journey through our neighbourhood streets and our local parks, through museums and libraries, art galleries and bookshops. There’s wonder to be found in the theatre and music-making all around us, vibrancy in fresh-fo...

$26.95

Sabrina's Little ABC Book of Gardening New!

Sabrina's Little ABC Book of Gardening

Sabrina's Little ABC Book of Gardening (New Edition)Sabrina Hahn From the exuberant and endlessly...

Sabrina's Little ABC Book of Gardening (New Edition)Sabrina Hahn From the exuberant and endlessly knowledgeable gardening goddess, comes 'Sabrina's Little ABC Book of Gardening' in a brand new edition. Popular columinist, broadcaster and landscape gardener Sabrina Hahn has written a pocket-sized guide jam-packed with handy hints about gardening. Drawing on years of experience, Sabrina has tips on how to care for our most popular plants while avoiding common pitfalls. About the Author:Sabrina ...

$19.95