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  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Dragon Teeth

    Not since Jurassic Park has digging up the past been so dangerous. Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel - a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.Ancient discoveries. An epic rivalry. An adventure that made history.The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Dr Karl's Little Book of Climate Change Science

    Australia's favourite science guru explains the facts about climate change -- and how we can fix itHow do Greenhouse Gas molecules shimmy and shake to trap 400,000 Hiroshima atom bombs' worth of the Sun's heat each day?Who did the early research into Climate Change and then spent billions trying to cover it up?What's the Hockey Stick Graph and why is it so important?How did Climate Change tip the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $2.99 AUD

  • David Attenborough’s First Life: A Journey Back in Time with Matt Kaplan

    by Matt Kaplan ...
    The epic story of the beginning of life on Earth from the much loved and respected naturalist, writer and broadcaster, Sir David Attenborough.Spanning billions of years, Attenborough's time-travelling narrative brings the reader face to face with the first animals that ever existed. By using the latest technology, we are finally able to see for ourselves how these early animals would have looked ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The First Human

    by Ann Gibbons ...
    In this dynamic account, award-winning science writer Ann Gibbons chronicles an extraordinary quest to answer the most primal of questions: When and where was the dawn of humankind?Following four intensely competitive international teams of scientists in a heated race to find the “missing link”–the fossil of the earliest human ancestor–Gibbons ventures to Africa, where she encounters a fascinating ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In Pursuit of Early Mammals

    series Life of the Past
    “Mesozoic mammal fossils are the focus of this fascinating book, which reviews both the fossils themselves and the history of their discovery.” —ChoiceIn Pursuit of Early Mammals presents the history of the mammals that lived during the Mesozoic era, the time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, and describes their origins, anatomy, systematics, paleobiology, and distribution. It also tells the story ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World’s Largest Animals

    by Nick Pyenson ...
    Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them for thousands of years and scratched their icons into our mythologies. They simultaneously fill us with waves of terror, awe and affection – yet we know hardly anything about them.Whales tend to only enter our awareness when they die, struck by a ship or stranded in the surf ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Megafauna

    Giant Beasts of Pleistocene South America

    series Life of the Past
    “An enjoyable read that provides a substantial amount of detail on the biology, ecology, and distribution of these fantastic animals . . . Highly recommended.” —ChoiceMore than 10,000 years ago spectacularly large mammals roamed the pampas and jungles of South America. This book tells the story of these great beasts during and just after the Pleistocene, the geological epoch marked by the great ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Understanding Gemstones

    by V.T. ...
    Want to understand more about gemstones, what do they mean, which one can bring you luck, and even set up your gemstones business? This ebook compiles tons of tips from REAL gemstones business owners who enjoy studying these previous stones. They share the knowledge, how they set up their businesses, where to buy cheap and how to sell online for a profit. If you like these stones, and make a ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD

  • Dinosaurs

    by Jill McDonald ...
      The world of Dinosaurs comes alive in this adorable new illustrated book by author Jill McDonald. Children ages 4 - 8 will learn about who dinosaurs were, facts about their anatomy, and their extinction. Equipped with an easy to navigate Table of Contents and large text that's perfect for kids.     ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man’s Best Friend

    The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other’s mutual benefit. But how did this ancient partnership begin? To answer this question, Professor Bryan Sykes identifies tantalising clues in the recently mapped genetic makeup of both species.Sykes paints a vivid picture of the dog as an ancient and essential ally. While ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Dinosaurs: A Prehistoric Guide & History Picture Book

    This is a picture book for for all ages. The Dinosaur picture book gives some great pass and prehistoric history about dinosaurs, how they lived, and their evolution to extinction. You will gain some basic knowledge and facts about some of the biggest creatures that ruled the planet.This guide and prehistoric history lesson will give you a good solid foundation to go and explore more on the ... Read more

    $4.62 AUD

  • Diamonds, Gems, Pearls and Corals: Legend, Myth and Mystique. Illustrated

    A mid nineteenth century look at diamonds and other precious stones: Diamonds, Gems, Corals and Pearls. This short piece includes a brief history of some famous stones and a brief description of mining, diving and cutting of gems corals and pearls. ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Footprints

    by David Farrier ...
    A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils—industrial, chemical, geological—that humans are leaving behindA Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the YearWhat will the world look like ten thousand or ten million years from now?In Footprints, David Farrier explores what traces we will leave for the very deep future. From long-lived ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Treasure Island A Fossicker's Guide to Australia

    Geology is everywhere, never dull and always scenic -you just need a sense of adventure and wonder.Treasure Island - A fossicker's guide to Australia is a treasure trove foranyone keen to learn more about geology, minerals, gems and fossils. Throughinspirational commentary, marvellously illustrated maps and photography, itexplores over eight different areas across Australia including over 50 ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Dinosaur Artist

    obsession, betrayal, and the quest for Earth’s ultimate trophy

    New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the surprisingly perilous world of fossil collectors in this riveting true taleIn 2012, a New York auction catalogue boasted an unusual offering: ‘a superb Tyrannosaurus skeleton’. In fact, Lot 49135 consisted of a nearly complete T. bataar — a close cousin to the more-famous T. rex — that had been unearthed in Mongolia. At 2.4 metres ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Rocks Of The World

    Rocks and Minerals Book For Kids

    Kids find that their imagination starts to grow when they learn about new things and rocks and minerals are a natural aspect of the outdoors but kids tend to not take time to really look closely at each one. Learning about the big and little details of both helps kids imagine where rocks have been, how they got to where they were found and what caused minerals to form and take shape; all of these ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • String, Straight-edge and Shadow

    The Story of Geometry

    From the early peoples who marvelled at the geometry of nature -- the beehive and bird's nest -- to ancient civilisations who questioned beautiful geometric forms and asked 'why?', the story of geometry spans thousands of years. Using only three simple tools -- the string, the straight-edge and the shadow -- human beings revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Frozen Fauna of the Mammoth Steppe

    The Story of Blue Babe

    Frozen mammals of the Ice Age, preserved for millennia in the tundra, have been a source of fascination and mystery since their first discovery over two centuries ago. These mummies, their ecology, and their preservation are the subject of this compelling book by paleontologist Dale Guthrie. The 1979 find of a frozen, extinct steppe bison in an Alaskan gold mine allowed him to undertake the first ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • First Steps: How Walking Upright Made Us Human

    Humans are the only mammals to walk on two, rather than four, legs. From an evolutionary perspective, this is an illogical development, as it slows us down. But here we are, suggesting there must have been something tremendous to gain from bipedalism.First Steps takes our ordinary, everyday walking experience and reveals how unusual and extraordinary it truly is. The seven-million-year-long ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Cradle of Life

    The Story of the Magaliesberg and the Cradle of Humankind

    The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site situated in the heart of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve is the jewel in South Africa’s evolutionary crown: an area ‘of outstanding universal value’, it has attracted world-wide interest and furnished key evidence about where, when and how we came to be. The greater Magaliesberg area is peppered with some 200 caves and has a unique geology, history ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Dinosaurs Without Bones

    Dinosaur Lives Revealed by Their Trace Fossils

    "Bubbles over with the joy of scientific discovery as he shares his natural enthusiasm for the blend of sleuthing and imagination."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewWhat if we woke up one morning all of the dinosaur bones in the world were gone? How would we know these iconic animals had a165-million year history on earth, and had adapted to all land-based environments from pole to pole? What ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

    by Keith Thomson ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Fossils have been vital to our understanding of the formation of the earth and the origins of all life on it. However, their impact has not been limited to debates about geology and evolution: attempts to explain their existence has shaken religion at its very roots, and they have remained a subject of ceaseless fascination for people of all ages and backgrounds. In this delightful book, Keith ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Trilobite Book

    A Visual Journey

    Distant relatives of modern lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and spiders, trilobites swam the planet’s prehistoric seas for 300 million years, from the Lower Cambrian to the end of the Permian eras—and they did so very capably. Trilobite fossils have been unearthed on every continent, with more than 20,000 species identified by science. One of the most arresting animals of our pre-dinosaur world, ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD