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  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    'A hymn of love to the world ... A journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, LoveAs a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Heretics Of Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 518 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting Heretics of Dune, the fifth book in one of the most influential series of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.From Dune to Rakis to Dune, the wheel turns full circle. From burning desert to green and fertile ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Chapter House Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 514 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting Chapter House Dune, the sixth book in one of the most influential series of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.The long-established galactic order is passing. The Honoured Matres, ruthless and all-conquering ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Most Delicious Poison

    From Spices to Vices – The Story of Nature's Toxins

    by Noah Whiteman ...
    A deadly secret lurks within our kitchens, medicine cabinets and gardens...Digitalis purpurea. The common foxglove. Vision blurs as blood pressure drops precipitously. The heartbeat slows until, finally, it stops.Atropa belladonna. Deadly nightshade. Eyes darken as strange shapes flutter across your vision. The heart begins to race and soon the entire body is overcome with convulsions.P... ... Read more

    $20.79 AUD

  • Finding the Mother Tree

    Uncovering the Wisdom and Intelligence of the Forest

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'A scientific memoir as gripping as any HBO drama series' Kate Kellaway, ObserverA dazzling scientific detective story from the ecologist who first discovered the hidden language of treesNo one has done more to transform our understanding of trees than the world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard. Now she shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering startling truths ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Children Of Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 515 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting Children of Dune, the third book in one of the most influential series of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.The sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Every Living Thing

    The Great and Deadly Race to Know All Life

    by Jason Roberts ...
    The dramatic, globe-spanning and meticulously-researched story of two scientific rivals and their race to survey all life.In the 18th century, two men dedicated their lives to the same daunting task: identifying and describing all life on Earth. Their approaches could not have been more different. Carl Linnaeus, a pious Swedish doctor with a huckster's flair, believed that life belonged in tidy, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • God Emperor Of Dune

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 517 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting God Emperor of Dune, the fourth book in one of the most influential series of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in DUNE. Only one ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Banks

    Lust, science, adventure -- Joseph Banks and his voyages of discoverySir Joseph Banks was a man of passion whose influence spanned the globe. A fearless adventurer, his fascination with beautiful women was only trumped by his obsession with the natural world and his lust for scientific knowledge.Fabulously wealthy, Banks was the driving force behind monumental voyages and scientific discoveries in ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Entangled Life

    How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will transform your understanding of our planet and life itself.'Astonishing ... it seems somehow to tip the natural world upside down' Observer'Completely mind-blowing ... reads like an adventure story' Sunday Times*WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY BOOK PRIZE 2021**WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR CONSERVATION WRITING 2021*The more we... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Royal Art of Poison

    Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicines and Murder Most Foul

    The story of poison is the story of power...For centuries, royal families have feared the gut-roiling, vomit-inducing agony of a little something added to their food or wine by an enemy. To avoid poison, they depended on tasters, unicorn horns and antidotes tested on condemned prisoners. Servants licked the royal family’s spoons, tried on their underpants and tested their chamber pots.Ironically, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of Trees

    How They Live and Why They Matter

    by Colin Tudge ...
    'Everyone interested in the natural world will enjoy The Secret Life of Trees. I found myself reading out whole chunks to friends' The Times, Books of the YearWhat is a tree? As this celebration of the trees shows, they are our countryside; our ancestors descended from them; they gave us air to breathe. Yet while the stories of trees are as plentiful as leaves in a forest, they are rarely told ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • This Is Your Mind On Plants

    Opium—Caffeine—Mescaline

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAJOR NEW NETFLIX SERIES, HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND'It's a trip - engrossing, eye-opening, mind altering' New Statesman'Fascinating. Pollan is the perfect guide ... curious, careful, open minded' The GuardianOf all the many things humans rely on plants for, surely the most curious is our use of them to change consciousness: to stimulate, calm, or completely alter the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Journey Through Potions and Herbology

    Series Book 2 - A Journey Through...
    This non-fiction short-form eBook features content which is adapted from the audiobook Harry Potter: A History of Magic - inspired by the British Library exhibition of the same name.Potions have been made for thousands of years - associated with bubbling pots and mysterious ingredients, they have been brewed to make medicines, drugs and poisons. Harry Potter became much better at Potions with a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • How the Earth Turned Green

    A Brief 3.8-Billion-Year History of Plants

    This “amazing and wonderful book” explores the evolutionary history of photosynthesis in a grand story of how the world became the verdant place we know (Choice).On this blue planet, long before dinosaurs reigned, tiny green organisms populated the ancient oceans. Fossil and phylogenetic evidence suggests that chlorophyll, the green pigment responsible for coloring these organisms, has been in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • What a Plant Knows

    a field guide to the senses

    A captivating journey into the hidden lives of plants — from the colours they see to the schedules they keep.Join renowned biologist Daniel Chamovitz as he leads a beguiling exploration of how plants experience our shared Earth — in terms of sight, smell, touch, hearing, memory, and even awareness. Combining cutting-edge research with lively storytelling, he explains the intimate details of plant ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Secret Network of Nature

    The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

    An exploration of the invisible connections sustaining the entire natural world from the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?Or that wolves can alter the course of a river?Or that earthworms control wild boar populations?The natural world is a web of intricate connections, many of which go unnoticed by humans. B... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

    The Journeys of an Australian Anthropologist

    The author argues that we can better understand a people if we know how they see and use plants. In Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use, Clarke dips into his field journals to provide a rich account of journeys, as both anthropologist and ethnobotanist, that span the temperate, arid and tropical zones of Australia and neighbouring landmasses. He describes the cultural and natural heritage of each ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Native Grasses

    Identification Handbook for Temperate Australia

    Native Grasses: Identification Handbook for Temperate Australia is an easy-to-use tool for identifying some of the most common native grasses in temperate Australia. The text describes 17 species in detail, covering general features as well as specific distinguishing features. Full-colour photographs of the whole plant, as well as close-ups of significant parts of the plants such as the seedhead, ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • First Knowledges Plants

    Past, Present and Future

    What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. Plants are the foundation of life on Earth. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have always known this to be true. For millennia, reciprocal relationships with plants have provided both sustenance ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of Plants

    A Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man

    "Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book." — John White, San Francisco ChronicleExplore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird cast light on the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Harry Potter - A History of Magic

    The eBook of the Exhibition

    Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official eBook of the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition from the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - from Alchemy and Potions classes, right through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures.Each chapter showcases a treasure ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Thus Spoke the Plant

    A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants

    A research scientist’s fascinating study of plant communication reveals how we “have been misunderstanding plants, and ourselves, for all of history” (The Paris Review).“A compelling story of discovery . . . [that] will change the way you see the world”—for fans of The Hidden Life of Trees (Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass)In this “phytobiography”—a collection of stories written ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Gathering Moss

    A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

    **'Kimmerer blends, with deep attentiveness and musicality, science and personal insights to tell the overlooked story of the planet's oldest plants' Guardian'Bewitching ... a masterwork ... a glittering read in its entirety' Maria Popova,** BrainpickingsLiving at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD