There is much more to the Garden than the living collection on open air display. This beautiful hardcover book provides a fascinating insight into the rich and colourful history of the Garden through intriguing stories and over 200 images from the Garden’s early years to its world-class status today.
Warne Worn tells the story of how the Baggy Green cap – cricket’s enduring symbol of the Australian spirit – became a rallying point for the country’s response to the devastating ‘Black Summer’ bushfires of 2019/20.
Clearing Boundaries is the first coffee-table book dedicated to Australian women’s cricket. It traces the strong lineage of females in cricket from the 19th century to the watershed 2020 T20 World Cup. Celebrating trailblazers across five ‘eras’, Clearing Boundaries curates a collection of short stories, and with over 200 photos.
The Australian outback was revealed partly by formal expeditions, but also by runaway convicts, privately funded explorers, and pastoralists. This is the enthralling tale of three exemplars: Ralph Entwistle, bushranger; John Horrocks, first to explore the parched interior by camel; and Horace Wills, who pushed the frontier back in the far north.
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.
Justin Langer, the popular coach of Australian Men’s Cricket Team, inspires young cricketers in this revival of the childrens sporting handbook – a condensed modern reboot of the Don Bradman classic, The Art of Cricket (1958).