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

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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
 



A Guide to Mosquitoes of Australia
Cameron Webb, Stephen Doggett, Richard Russell
Provides a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to the mosquitoes of Australia and key strategies for managing them.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 216pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643100305 - $49.95
 



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
 



A Field Guide to Reptiles of New South Wales
Gerry Swan, Glenn Shea , Ross Sadlier
A guide to every gecko, flap-footed lizard, goanna, dragon, skink, snake and turtle known to live throughout the state's many habitats.
 
2017 - New Holland - 256pp
Paperback - 9781925546088 - $35.00
 



Shark Attacks
Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear
Blake Chapman
Explore the science, psychological impacts and public perceptions of shark attacks.
 
NEW Nov 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp
Paperback - 9781486307357 - $39.95
 



Kosciuszko Alpine Flora: Field Edition
CJ Totterdell, DJ Wimbush, AB Costin, M Gray
Describes and illustrates the area’s 212 flowering plants and ferns, of which 21 are endemic.
 
2000 - CSIRO Publishing - 248pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643065215 - $39.95
 



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 Rainforest Fruits
A Field Guide
Wendy Cooper, William Cooper
Describes and illustrates 504 rainforest plants from eastern Australia, with stunning colour artwork.
 
2013 - CSIRO Publishing - 272pp
Paperback - 9780643107847 - $59.95
 



Weeds of the South-East
An Identification Guide for Australia
FJ Richardson, RG Richardson, RCH Shepherd
A fully updated comprehensive identification guide for weeds in the south-east region of Australia.
 
2016 - RG and FJ Richardson - 546pp
Paperback - 9780980388541 - $79.95
 



Sprinter and Sprummer
Australia's Changing Seasons
Timothy Entwisle
Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world.
 
2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 184pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486302031 - $29.95
 



Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales
Derrick Stone
More than 140 of the best walks, tracks and trails in New South Wales, covering the best the state has to offer.
 
2012 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106901 - $39.95
 



Journeys into the Wild
The Photography of Peter Dombrovskis
Peter Dombrovskis, Bob Brown
A selection of the sublime wilderness photography of Peter Dombrovskis.
 
2017 - National Library of Australia - 200pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780642279071 - $39.99
 



The Hawkesbury River
A Social and Natural History
Paul Boon
A definitive account of the natural history of the Hawkesbury River and the pivotal role it has played in history.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 584pp - Illustrations
Hardback - 9780643107595 - $120.00
 



Big Pacific
An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation
Rebecca Tansley
A captivating exploration of the world's biggest ocean and its inhabitants.
 
NEW Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 240pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486308125 - $49.95
 



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
 



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
 



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 20
CSIRO's magazine for tomorrow's scientists
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef in the latest issue of the magazine, or subscribe at www.doublehelix.csiro.au from $35
 
Dec 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 40pp
Magazine - DH03/20 - $8.50
 


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