Beautiful, intelligent, huge, Whales cast their spell over us, but remain a mystery. Wade Hughes is a writer, and an artist with the underwater camera, who with his wife Robyn has travelled the world, meeting whales. Amazing photos show whales being themselves in the moods, and phases of life, with evoking text. ENDORSED BY AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
Gregory Milners new title, The Skill of Flower Arranging, is a clear and comprehensive guide covering all aspects of floral design. Whether readers intend to make floristry their career, are already a professional florist, or simply love to arrange flowers within their home, this book will guide them to create a variety of stunning arrangments.
The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back 50 million years to the break-up of Gondwana. This 120-page hardcover book features the entries received in 2020, covering wildlife, sea creatures, flora and landscapes.
Walking in the Wild, Ken Duncan’s latest title, is devoted exclusively to wildlife photos. Ken claims he is just a landscape photographer, who also enjoys photographing wildlife. This visual feast also features a foreword by legendary journalist, Ray Martin.
Lavishly illustrated in full-colour, this book is visual pub crawl through many historic outback watering holes, including such classics as QLD’s Birdsville Hotel and NWS’ characterful Tilpa Hotel. There’s a short history of each establishment along with unusual aspects, such as famous patrons, events and even ghosts!
One of the most comprehensive books on the region, this large format hardback not only contains many stunning photographs but also imparts a great breadth of information. Each of the Western Deserts are discussed: fauna and flora, geographic features, Indigenous communities, early European explorers and some of the many tracks that traverse them.
A collection of award winning homes from modern times and colonial history of Australian design and architecture. Full of illustrations, plans and a history of each house, providing context and theme. Carefully constructed by housing historian, Tim Reeves.