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Shine Shine New!

Shine

Danny Parker, illustrated by Ruth de Vos A lyrical love poem celebrating the very special relatio...

Danny Parker, illustrated by Ruth de Vos A lyrical love poem celebrating the very special relationship between parent and child. CBCA Awards shortlisted author Danny Parker's evocative prose is coupled with the wonderful detail of Ruth de Vos's artwork to create a heartwarming and comical portrait of familial love. Shine is a love song between a parent and a child, celebrating the beauty and joy of everyday family life, through mess and chaos and daily routines. Shine is also a story that see...

$24.95

A Field Guide to West Australian Isopogons and Petrophiles New!

A Field Guide to West Australian Isopogons and ...

Rob Sainsbury Rob Sainsbury has had a keen interest in Western Australian flora since the early 1...

Rob Sainsbury Rob Sainsbury has had a keen interest in Western Australian flora since the early 1980's. This book is the fourth in a series of field guides on Western Australian flora written over a number of years. This book focuses on a selection of Western Australian plants from the plant family Myrtaceae or myrtles. It is designed to function as a field guide to assist in the field identification of all named Western Australian species of Beaufortias, Eremaeas, Kunzeas and Regelias. Their...

$35.00

Lets Count Wildflowers Lets Count Wildflowers New!

Lets Count Wildflowers

Tracey Gibbs A stunning board book featuring a dazzling array of Australian wildflowers. 'Five ka...

Tracey Gibbs A stunning board book featuring a dazzling array of Australian wildflowers. 'Five kangaroo paws wave sooty, velvet hands/ Six Sturt's desert peas blaze across the sand'. Beautiful, bold wildflowers are the heroes of this colourful counting board book for the very young. This board book is a gorgeous addition to any Australiana collection and a wonderful way to introduce bubs and their parents to the unique, biodiverse world around us. For ages zero to six years old About the Auth...

$14.95

What Colour is the Sea? What Colour is the Sea? New!

What Colour is the Sea?

Katie Stewart A vibrant picture book featuring Australian animals that explores the concept of pe...

Katie Stewart A vibrant picture book featuring Australian animals that explores the concept of perception. Koala has a question for her friends - what colour is the sea? But they all give her different answers, and Koala doesn't know who to believe. Owl suggests she finds out for herself. Koala sets off for the sea, only to discover that all her friends are right - the sea is no colour and many colours. A beautiful tale of discovery and perception. For ages two to five years old About the Aut...

$24.95

Walking Round in Circles

Walking Round in Circles

Walking Around in Circles 4th edition: Twentynine circular walks in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Natio...

Walking Around in Circles 4th edition: Twentynine circular walks in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National ParkJane Scott, with illustrations by Patricia Negus This book meticulously describes a variety of circuit walks in the Leeuwin–Naturaliste Ridge in Western Australia’s Southwest. The walks vary in length from two to 17km. 29 walks Detailed and up-to-date 1:25 000 colour maps Background notes on the landscape, geology, plants and animals that you may encounter on your way Full colour througho...

$24.95

Girls Can Fly Girls Can Fly

Girls Can Fly

Sally Morgan and Ambelin Kwaymullina Girls can do anything. Who says girls can't fly? Stretch out...

Sally Morgan and Ambelin Kwaymullina Girls can do anything. Who says girls can't fly? Stretch out your arms. Aim for your dreams. Believe in your wings. Breathe in the sky. Fly high. Who says girls can't fly?  'Girls Can Fly' is an inspirational, young teen book from award-winning Aboriginal writer and artist Sally Morgan and her equally talented daughter Ambelin. Together they have written short, poignant sayings full of advice that comes from their life experiences. Mother and daughter have...

$16.95

Ngaawily Nop

Ngaawily Nop

Ngaawily Nop: An old story retoldKim Scott, Joyce Cockles, Roma Winmar and the Wirlomin Noongar L...

Ngaawily Nop: An old story retoldKim Scott, Joyce Cockles, Roma Winmar and the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project, with artwork by Roma Winmar and Alta Winmar This story comes from the wise and ancient language of the First People of the Western Australian south coast. A boy goes looking for his uncle. He discovers family and home at the ocean’s edge, and finds himself as well. Ngaawily Nop is a story of country and family and belonging. For ages 13 years and older About: Wirlomin ...

$24.95

Orchids of Margaret River Orchids of Margaret River

Orchids of Margaret River

Orchids of Margaret River and Australia’s southwest capesJane Scott This book showcases the fanta...

Orchids of Margaret River and Australia’s southwest capesJane Scott This book showcases the fantastic array of native orchids that we have in the Margaret River and SW Capes Region, featuring 130 different orchids, including a few hybrids thrown in for good measure! Most have a wider distribution over the International Biodiversity Hotspot that is southwest Western Australia. The clear photographs and descriptions in this handbook will introduce you to, and help you identify these fascinating...

$19.95

Wild about the Natives Wild about the Natives

Wild about the Natives

Beth Baker This book is a photographic celebration of wildflowers in the Perth Hills, Kings Park ...

Beth Baker This book is a photographic celebration of wildflowers in the Perth Hills, Kings Park and the Cape Naturaliste region of Western Australia. It makes a perfect present for wildflower enthusiasts, those with an eye for beauty and overseas and interstate visitors.

$30.00

The Magical World of Fungi The Magical World of Fungi

The Magical World of Fungi

Patricia Negus, with notes by Richard Robinson and Jane Scott In this unique publication accompli...

Patricia Negus, with notes by Richard Robinson and Jane Scott In this unique publication accomplished artist, Patricia Negus, illustates the common fungi of Australia’s southwest in stunning watercolours. Take a journey with Patricia into this little known biological kingdom and share in her excitement as she talks about her passion. Marvel at the richness of colour, texture and the sheer beauty of these fascinating and enigmatic organisms. Contains scientifically accurate illustrations of ma...

$24.95

Flora of the South West Flora of the South West

Flora of the South West

Flora of the South West: Bunbury - Augusta - DenmarkJudy Wheeler, Neville Marchant and Margaret L...

Flora of the South West: Bunbury - Augusta - DenmarkJudy Wheeler, Neville Marchant and Margaret Lewington The flora of south-western Australia is internationally renowned as one of the richest in the world. Every year, in spring and summer, thousands of visitors – many from overseas – arrive to admire and wonder at the staggering array of wildflowers. 'Flora of the South West', published in two volumes, provides a comprehensive guide to this natural treasure. Each volume features illustrated ...

$165.00

The Waugal and the Swan New!

The Waugal and the Swan

The Waugal and the Swan: The story of a riverJill Worsley This is a story of a river. Now called ...

The Waugal and the Swan: The story of a riverJill Worsley This is a story of a river. Now called the Swan, the river was known to the local Nyungar people as the Durbal Yaragan. The Nyungar had used the river and its environs for thousands of years, but in 1650 they witnessed the arrival of the first European ships off the coast, an event that was eventually to bring big changes to their way life. In this book, Western Australian maritime historian, Jill Worsley, explores the traditional use ...

$12.50