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The Tree The Tree New!

The Tree

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian tree...

The TreeRichard Woldendorp Award-winning photographer Richard Woldendorp explores Australian trees of all shapes and sizes in this spectacular volume. Trees are the biggest plants on earth, and its longest living species. From abstract close-ups to aerials, acclaimed landscape photographer Richard Woldendorp's images reveal the beauty and wonder of trees. About the Author:Richard Woldendorp was born in Utrecht, Holland, in 1927. He has lived in Australia since 1951. He was named Australian Ph...

$45.00

A Botanical Journey A Botanical Journey New!

A Botanical Journey

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Wes...

A Botanical Journey: The Story of the Western Australian HerbariumRoger Underwood Explore the Western Australian botanical journey through many fascinating personalities: botanists, internationally famous scientists, artists and more in this well-researched book by Roger Underwood. "Care for the heritage of our natural environment needs legislative protection, but it needs much more: knowledge, affection, associations, stories..." - George Seddon in 'The Old Country'.

$64.95

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its Glory

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at...

Rottnest: Its Tragedy and Its GloryEdward Jack Watson Ned Watson's stories of life on Rottnest at the closing of the decades of the 19th century make fascinating reading. He was there during some of the island's tragic and colourful periods. No one alive could write with such authority or such understanding of the human suffering and triumphs of this period. The ghost stories and lighter side of island life are also entertainingly recorded. This well-illustrated book will be read again and ag...

$23.95

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australias Santalum spicatum

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australias San...

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australia's Santalum spicatumPamela Statham-Drew Sandalwood, gen...

Sandalwood: The story of Western Australia's Santalum spicatumPamela Statham-Drew Sandalwood, genus Santalum, is one of the most exotic and unforgettable woods in the world. It is a yellowish timber with an elusive fragrance that is a combination of floral, spicy and earthy aromas. The oil has been used as a perfume for centuries and is used now as a base by many iconic perfumes, such as Lanvin's Arpege and YSL's Yvresse. Cosmetic demand, however, pales in comparison with spiritual needs. Man...

$30.00

One Potoroo One Potoroo

One Potoroo

One Potoroo: A Story of SurvivalPenny Jaye, illustrated by Alicia Rogerson A beautifully illustra...

One Potoroo: A Story of SurvivalPenny Jaye, illustrated by Alicia Rogerson A beautifully illustrated story about the conservation of the world's most endangered marsupial. When a bushfire destroys Potoroo's home, he becomes one of the last surviving Gilbert's Potoroos at Two Peoples Bay in Western Australia. Frightened, hurt and alone, Potoroo needs a new home – somewhere safe from predators and with plenty of his favourite food. Luckily, a team of conservationists know where Potoroo can go t...

$24.95

Where Do the Stars Go?

Where Do the Stars Go?

Where do the Stars Go?Katie Stewart A delightful picture book for children, featuring native Aust...

Where do the Stars Go?Katie Stewart A delightful picture book for children, featuring native Australian animals, that encourages critical thinking. Possum wakes unexpectedly one day and wants to know where the stars go in the morning. His friends, such as bungarra, rakali, numbat and galah, all have ideas and he spends a wonderful day discovering 'stars' in his environment. So wonderful, in fact, that even when his mother helps him discover the true answer, he still plans to look for more sta...

$24.95

Dark Tales from the Long River

Dark Tales from the Long River

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price De...

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price Delve into the dark history of Western Australia in this collection of true crime stories. From searches for serial killers and missing persons to the persecution of migrants and Aboriginal people, David Price takes us back to a time when the line between lawmakers and criminals was lightly drawn. Based on a wide array of contemporaneous accounts of life in the Gascoyne, these sometimes shocking, so...

$32.99

Dawn till Dusk: In the Stirling and Porongurup Ranges

Dawn till Dusk: In the Stirling and Porongurup ...

Dawn till Dusk: In the Stirling and Porongurup RangesRob Olver and Stuart Olver 'Dawn till Dusk' ...

Dawn till Dusk: In the Stirling and Porongurup RangesRob Olver and Stuart Olver 'Dawn till Dusk' is both a practical guide to, and a visual celebration of, the Stirling and Porongurup ranges of south-western Australia. This is the second edition of the bestselling book first published in 1998. With over one hundred stunning photographs, detailed maps, and information on social and natural history, flora and fauna, bushwalks and climbs, special attractions and facilities, it will delight touri...

$49.95

The Boy from Birdum

The Boy from Birdum

The Boy from Birdum: The Bill Dempsey StoryBill Dempsey, with Steve Hawke Bill Dempsey is a humbl...

The Boy from Birdum: The Bill Dempsey StoryBill Dempsey, with Steve Hawke Bill Dempsey is a humble achiever. He is known primarily as a champion footballer with West Perth and the Darwin Buffaloes. A premiership captain who played over 400 games in 20 seasons in Perth and the Northern Territory, and a member of the AFL's Indigenous Team of the Century, his record and his achievements compare with the very best. He is revered as a true legend at West Perth. Bill has led a remarkable life. Born...

$29.95

Willy-willy Wagtail Willy-willy Wagtail

Willy-willy Wagtail

Willy-willy Wagtail: Tales from the Bush MobHelen Milroy Tales from the Bush Mob is a series of b...

Willy-willy Wagtail: Tales from the Bush MobHelen Milroy Tales from the Bush Mob is a series of books about the Bush Mob, a group of animals that works together to solve problems. A rich landscape of characters and places populate this series and include Platypus, Koala, Emu, Wombat, Kookaburra, Echidna, Kangaroo and Gusto, the wind. Places include Willy Wagtail's Tree, Dingo's Den, Old Billabong, Bird Meeting Place, Cockatoo's Nesting Trees, Top Camp and Emu Race Track. 'Willy-willy Wagtail'...

$22.95

Welcome, Child! Welcome, Child!

Welcome, Child!

Welcome, Child!Sally Morgan All our hearts shine with love for you. Welcome, child!Birds sing son...

Welcome, Child!Sally Morgan All our hearts shine with love for you. Welcome, child!Birds sing songs of delight to greet you.Flowers dance with joy to celebrate you. 'Welcome, Child!' is Sally Morgan's beautiful and heartfelt celebration of the love we feel for a new child. Simple, elegant and adorable, this stunning board book is the perfect story to share as a family and the sweetest way to welcome a little one to the world. Sally Morgan's colourful and beautiful artwork depict love using a ...

$12.95

Johnny James and Other Verses Johnny James and Other Verses

Johnny James and Other Verses

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Aus...

Johnny James: And Other VersesDave Morrell Since moving to a remote cattle station in Western Australia's far north-west as a young child, the red dirt of the Kimberley has coloured Dave Morrell's blood and filled his life with adventure. This collection of his bush poetry and memoirs portrays a raw and untold history of his home. Often with humour and sometimes full of emotion, Dave combines his own recollections of life in the outback with stories of white colonisation, Aboriginal displacem...

$70.00