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We've put together a selection of books especially for ACT residents and visitors. From animals and plants to building and children's titles, you're sure to find something of interest.

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Discovering Australian Flora
An Australian National Botanic Gardens Experience
Fanny Karouta-Manasse
A guide to the spectacular floral diversity found in Australia's beautiful botanic gardens.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 104pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486307814 - $35.00
 



Woodland Flora
A Field Guide for the Southern Tablelands (NSW & ACT)
Sarah Sharp, Rainer Rehwinkel, Dave Mallinson, David Eddy
An easy-to-use identification guide to the majority of plant species encountered in woodlands of the Southern Tablelands of NSW and the ACT.
 
2015 - Friends of Grasslands Inc - 286pp
Paperback - 9780994495808 - $25.00
 



Australian Garden Rescue
Restoring a Damaged Garden
Mary Horsfall
How to rescue your garden if it has been damaged by natural phenomena, pest attacks or prolonged neglect.
 
2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300006 - $39.95
 



Australian Alps
Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks
Deirdre Slattery
A fascinating, illustrated guide that introduces some of Australia's highest mountains.
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 320pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301713 - $45.00
 



The Australian Bird Guide
Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack, Kim Franklin
The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated field guide to Australia’s unique birdlife. Bestseller!
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 576pp
Paperback - 9780643097544 - $49.95
 



Insects of South-Eastern Australia
An Ecological and Behavioural Guide
Roger Farrow
A regional insect identification field guide based on feeding category and host plant.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486304745 - $45.00
 



A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia
George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer
A comprehensive, stunningly illustrated guide to this unusual and diverse family of beetles.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486302086 - $49.95
 



A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia
Robert Whyte, Greg Anderson
The most comprehensive account of Australian spiders ever published.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 464pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643107076 - $49.95
 



The Secret Life of Flies
Erica McAlister
Enter a hidden world of snail killers, silly names and crazy sex lives.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486308026 - $29.95
 



The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia
David Andrew
Uncovers the best sites for observing Australia's spectacularly diverse and unique mammals.
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 448pp
Paperback - 9780643098145 - $49.95
 



The Dingo Debate
Origins, Behaviour and Conservation
Bradley Smith
Explores the intriguing and relatively unknown story of Australia's most controversial animal, the dingo.
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 336pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486300297 - $39.95
 



Essential Bushfire Safety Tips
Joan Webster OAM
This completely updated edition lists approximately 3000 tips to help you make an effective bushfire plan.
 
2012 - CSIRO Publishing - 184pp
Small Paperback - 9780643107809 - $29.95
 



The Plastic Banknote
From Concept to Reality
David Solomon, Tom Spurling
Describes the story of the world's first plastic banknote which we all use and take for granted.
 
2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 240pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643094277 - $24.95 | On sale until 28 Feb - usually AU $39.95
 



Sun, Skin and Health
Terry Slevin
Offers current evidence on key aspects of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.
 
2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301157 - $32.95 | On sale until 28 Feb - usually AU $39.95
 



Positive Energy Homes
Creating Passive Houses for Better Living
Robin Brimblecombe, Kara Rosemeier
A guide to how positive energy living can be achieved, through homes that power themselves and empower their occupants.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 272pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486303762 - $59.95
 



Chemistry in the Marketplace
Ben Selinger, Russell Barrow
Provides a fascinating and at times amusing insight into the real world uses of chemicals.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 552pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303328 - $69.95
 



Bouncing Back
An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story
Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch
A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction.
 
DUE Apr 2018 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486308279 -  $24.95
 



Phasmid
Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect
Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch
The stunningly illustrated true story of the phasmid and its remarkable journey back from extinction.
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486301126 - $24.95
 



Exploring Soils
A Hidden World Underground
Samantha Grover, Camille Heisler
Take a journey with aspiring soil scientist James and discover the importance of soils in our world.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486305001 - $24.95
 



Hands-On Science
50 Kids' Activities from CSIRO
Sarah Kellett, David Shaw, Kath Kovac
Discover more about the world of science through fun DIY science activities using easy-to-find, everyday materials.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 128pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486306145 - $24.95
 



Animal Eco-Warriors
Humans and Animals Working Together to Protect Our Planet
Nic Gill
Meet the super dogs, hero rats and cyborg bees keeping our environment safe.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306213 - $24.95
 



Imagining the Future
Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas
Simon Torok, Paul Holper
Get prepared for the fantastic future with this guide to the unbelievable and incredible inventions just over the horizon.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486302727 - $24.95
 



Double Helix Issue 21
CSIRO's magazine for tomorrow's scientists
Find out how scientists predict bushfires and build a base camp for Mars in Issue 21, or subscribe at www.doublehelix.csiro.au from $35.
 
NEW Jan 2018 - CSIRO Publishing - 40pp - Colour photographs
Magazine - DH03/21 - $8.50
 


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