Myke Mollard’s signature illustrations and engaging text, delivered with a cinematic punch, bring kids up close and personal with 47 of the most deadly and dangerous Australian creatures, helping them to discover their true nature. Children will come to understand these creatures better, gain courage and form a proper respect for them.
Many of Australia’s creatures are facing extinction and we can’t save what we don’t understand. Mykes signature illustrations and engaging text introduce kids to 134 of Australia’s most endangered animals. While some may be well-known, many are not: all have their plight, beauty and character delicately presented in this important new book.
Throughout much of the world, frog populations are declining and some species are disappearing totally. In Australia, several species have become extinct in the past 25 years.
This guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia. There are 230 species within the five native frog families: Hylidae, ......
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.
Engagingly illustrated, this is full of hundreds of outdoor and camping activities you can enjoy as a family when camping, visiting a park…or even just in your backyard! Everything you need to know including what to pack, equipment, campfire recipes, games and outdoor skills. Everything from geocaching, science experiments to filming a documentary.
Jo Clews demystifies all aspects of camp oven cooking. Updated for the 2020s, this book is packed full of easy recipes including fresh damper, hearty stews, classic roast dinners and delectable desserts. Also advises on different types of gear, menu planning, building the right type of cooking fire, and how to choose and care for your camp oven.
Other books show you where to camp: over half of Australia Free’s content is about making the best use of your time when you are there, for free! Here, with photographs, are camp spots and rest areas, swimming spots, waterfalls and beaches, museums and galleries, walks and lookouts, parks and gardens, opportunities for seeing wildlife and more.
For 30 years AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC journalists have revealed the rich diversity of a nation. From schoolyards to parliament and the outback to the ocean, they have reported on Australia and Australians, both ordinary and extraordinary, going about their daily lives. Within these pages are photographs of landscapes both intimate and infinite, ......
Full of vibrant photography and accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary, this is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits.