This richly illustrated survey of Cadbury’s in Australia includes the story of famous products like Freddo Frogs, Dairy Milk chocolate, Cherry Ripes and Bournville Cocoa.
In 1944 a battle in the art world was knocking World War II off front pages. Angry and disappointed contestant, Mary Edwards, launched a Supreme Court attack on famous innovator, William Dobell, and the judges who gave him the Archibald Prize—world’s richest portrait prize.
In their first book, ambulance heroes Billy Be Safe and Becky Be Careful team up with mischievous Artie the emu and other bush characters. An outdoor swimming adventure should be heaps of fun on a very hot day. But with so many scary hazards, will someone get hurt? Or will Billy save the day?
Hugh Watson draws on experience of Federal politics to weave a gripping political thriller, against the backdrop of rural NSW. The residents of Gwydir and an intuitive detective, Susan Swift, must deal with a troubling series of murders. Barry Kingscliff, a power broker from the city, appears to be at the centre of it all.
Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated book tells the story of intrepid French explorers who charted and named many regions, laid claim to the West Coast and, but for upheavals back in Europe, could have established a French colony in Australia.
46 unsorted boxes in a damp basement contained the “archives” of one of Australia’s least orthodox media institutions. Amazingly, from those daunting vestiges, Liz Giuffre and Demetrius Romeo wove a compelling book about 2SER and its colourful people. Also a window onto the world outside as it changes.
This handsome illustrated hardback traces the story of flour milling from Aboriginal mills before White settlement, through the treadmills and windmills of convict times up to the days when impressive mechanised mills graced most important towns.