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Our Strangely Normal Home Our Strangely Normal Home

Our Strangely Normal Home

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Wes...

Our Strangely Normal HouseFleur Schell This book is based on an artwork titled ‘Floorplan’ by Western Australian ceramic artist, Fleur Schell. The inspiration behind ‘Floorplan’ was a collection of Fleur’s grandmothers old suitcases looking for a new home. Slowly over a year Fleur transformed twelve suitcases into a series of dioramas representing every room of her home. The result was a single wall mounted artwork. Each suitcase divulges the everyday, standard goings on in her families far f...

$65.00

Perth

Perth

PerthDavid Whish-Wilson “…we rarely travel far to swim. We occasionally cross the river to Leight...

PerthDavid Whish-Wilson “…we rarely travel far to swim. We occasionally cross the river to Leighton or Cottesloe, where the white sand squeaks underfoot and the champagne foam in the shallows tingles the legs and fizzes over the shoreline and makes children giddy with delight … the cirrus clouds above the horizon often resemble passages of perfect cursive script written in soft white lines against the bluest page.” David Whish-Wilson's 'Perth' is a place where deeper historical currents are n...

$29.95

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings (4th Edition)F. A. Sharr and A. S. George Disc...

Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings (4th Edition)F. A. Sharr and A. S. George Discoveries in the State’s flora continue apace. This fourth edition of 'Western Australian Plant Names and Their Meanings' explains the scientific names of all 12,800 native and naturalised plants in the State, including 200 found since the 3rd edition of 2019. In total the book explains some 1643 generic names, 5735 specific and 892 infraspecific epithets. A feature is the inclusion of the genus for...

$48.00

The Dog Runner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sabrinas Little ABC Book of Gardening

Sabrinas 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

The Boab Tree

The Boab Tree

The Boab TreePat Lowe That ‘colossus of the bush’, the boab tree, has long intrigued visitors to ...

The Boab TreePat Lowe That ‘colossus of the bush’, the boab tree, has long intrigued visitors to the Kimberley. Where did it come from? How long does it live? With its strong branches and gnarled trunk, the boab is a minor ecosystem, providing shade and shelter for other lives. Native bees and bagmoths, lizards and nesting birds, cattle and human beings, the boab embraces them all. Some aged boabs bear scars from long-past visitors: Aboriginal engravings, Muslim prayer alcoves, the name of a ...

$29.95

Lucky-Child: The Secret

Lucky-Child: The Secret

Lucky-Child: The SecretDr Chelinay Gates Answering her dying great grandmother's call, Lucy is lu...

Lucky-Child: The SecretDr Chelinay Gates Answering her dying great grandmother's call, Lucy is lured into the dark red heart of Australia's Great Sandy Desert. Indigenous mother tongues, Mangala and Wajarri exquisitely mimic the landscapes and evoke a feeling of timelessness that transports Lucy and the all-female search party into a Dreamtime World where she learns to respect the Lore, Country and herself. "Like the striking of an ancient gong, I heard my name Lucy Lucky-Child" "Impressed by...

$34.00