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Here's a selection of our favourite titles, including some new releases, such as Big Pacific and Venom and our bestseller, The Australian Bird Guide.

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Valid until 31 December 2017. No further discounts apply.



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The Australian Bird Guide cover image

The Australian Bird Guide
Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack, Kim Franklin
2017 Whitley Medal Winner
 
May 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 576pp
Paperback - 9780643097544 -    $49.95
 

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots
Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species
Joseph Forshaw, Frank Knight
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 352pp - Illustrations
Hardback - 9780643096325 -    $150.00
 

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Bird Minds
Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds
Gisela Kaplan
2016 Whitley Award Commendation for Behavioural Zoology
 
Aug 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486300181 -    $45.00
 

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Big Pacific
An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation
Rebecca Tansley
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 240pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486308125 -    $49.95
 

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Shark Attacks
Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear
Blake Chapman
 
Nov 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp
Paperback - 9781486307357 -    $39.95
 

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The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
 
Aug 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 544pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486306497 -    $89.95
 

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Zoo Ethics
The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation
Jenny Gray
 
Jul 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp
Paperback - 9781486306985 -    $49.95
 

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia
David Andrew
 
Dec 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 448pp
Paperback - 9780643098145 -    $49.95
 

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Australian Wildlife After Dark
Martyn Robinson, Bruce Thomson
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 160pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300723 -    $35.00
 

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The Dingo Debate
Origins, Behaviour and Conservation
Bradley Smith
 
Aug 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 336pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486300297 -    $39.95
 

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The Secret Life of Flies
Erica McAlister
 
Apr 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486308026 -    $29.95
 

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia cover image

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia
Robert Whyte, Greg Anderson
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 464pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643107076 -    $49.95
 

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia
George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer
 
Apr 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486302086 -    $49.95
 

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Miniature Lives
Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden
Michelle Gleeson
 
Mar 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 344pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301379 -    $39.95
 

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia
Michael Braby
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 400pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301003 -    $49.95
 

A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia cover image

A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia
Cameron Webb, Stephen Doggett, Richard Russell
2016 Whitley Award Commendation for Natural History Guide
 
Feb 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 216pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643100305 -    $49.95
 

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Insects of South-Eastern Australia
An Ecological and Behavioural Guide
Roger Farrow
2016 Whitley Award Commendation for Illustrated Guide
 
May 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486304745 -    $45.00
 

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Venom
The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon
Ronald Jenner, Eivind Undheim
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 208pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781486308378 -    $29.95
 

 Kosciuszko Alpine Flora: Field Edition cover image

Kosciuszko Alpine Flora: Field Edition
CJ Totterdell, DJ Wimbush, AB Costin, M Gray
Back in print!
 
Nov 2000 - CSIRO Publishing - 248pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643065215 -    $39.95
 

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Australian Alps
Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks
Deirdre Slattery
 
Dec 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 320pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301713 -    $45.00
 

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Following Burke and Wills Across Australia
A Touring Guide
Dave Phoenix
 
Jun 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 416pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301584 -    $49.95
 

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Discovering Australian Flora
An Australian National Botanic Gardens Experience
Fanny Karouta-Manasse
 
May 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 104pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486307814 -    $35.00
 

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Perth Plants
A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park
Russell Barrett, Eng Pin Tay
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 440pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306022 -    $49.95
 

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Australian Garden Rescue
Restoring a Damaged Garden
Mary Horsfall
 
Nov 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300006 -    $39.95
 

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How to Grow Edibles in Containers
Good Produce from Small Spaces
Fionna Hill
 
May 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 108pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300914 -    $29.95
 

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Global Megatrends
Seven Patterns of Change Shaping Our Future
Stefan Hajkowicz
 
May 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 216pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486301409 -    $35.00
 

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Southern Surveyor
Stories from Onboard Australia's Ocean Research Vessel
Michael Veitch
 
Oct 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 272pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781486302642 -    $35.00
 

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Ned Kelly
Under the Microscope
Craig Cormick
2015 Victorian Community History 'Collaborative Community' Award
 
Oct 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 296pp
Paperback - 9781486301768 -    $39.95
 

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Positive Energy Homes
Creating Passive Houses for Better Living
Robin Brimblecombe, Kara Rosemeier
 
May 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 272pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486303762 -    $59.95
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland's Tropics
Derrick Stone
 
Mar 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303076 -    $39.95
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales
Derrick Stone
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106901 -    $39.95
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria
Derrick Stone
 
Nov 2009 - CSIRO Publishing - 296pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095878 -    $44.95
 

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Small Cattle for Small Farms
Margo Hayes
 
Jan 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 248pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486301867 -    $49.95
 

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Australasian Nature Photography 05
ANZANG Fifth Collection
Stuart Miller
 
Oct 2008 - CSIRO Publishing - 136pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095694 -    $39.95
 

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Chemistry in the Marketplace
Ben Selinger, Russell Barrow
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 552pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303328 -    $69.95
 

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Animal Eco-Warriors
Humans and Animals Working Together to Protect Our Planet
Nic Gill
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306213 -    $24.95
 

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Imagining the Future
Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas
Simon Torok, Paul Holper
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486302727 -    $24.95
 

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Hands-On Science
50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO
Sarah Kellett, David Shaw, Kath Kovac
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 128pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486306145 -    $24.95
 

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Exploring Soils
A Hidden World Underground
Samantha Grover, Camille Heisler
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486305001 -    $24.95
 

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Phasmid
Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect
Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch
2016 CBCA 'Honour Book' - Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486301126 -    $24.95
 
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