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We've put together a selection of books especially for Queensland's residents and visitors. From animals and plants to adventuring 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
 



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 Reptiles of Queensland
Steve Wilson

Covers all of Queensland's 440 named species, including 135 that occur nowhere else.

 
2015 - New Holland - 256pp
Paperback - 9781921517488 - $35.00
 



Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland
Eric Vanderduys
A photographic guide to the 132 species of frogs in Queensland, Australia’s most species-rich state.
 
2012 - CSIRO Publishing - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106307 - $45.00
 



Undersea Jewels
A Colour Guide to Nudibranchs
Gary Cobb, Richard Willan
A guide to colourful and charismatic nudibranchs of south-eastern Queensland.
 
2006 - Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) - 312pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9780642568472 - $54.95
 



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
 



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 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
 



Plants of Central Queensland
Identification and Uses of Native and Introduced Species
Eric Anderson
A guide for identifying and understanding the plants of the Central Queensland region.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 576pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486302253 - $160.00
 



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
 



Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland's Tropics
Derrick Stone
More than 150 of the best walks, tracks and trails in Queensland's Tropics, covering the best the state has to offer.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303076 - $39.95
 



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
 



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
 



Following Burke and Wills Across Australia
A Touring Guide
Dave Phoenix
A perfect companion for those wanting to see outback Australia, and at the same time understand a journey that has attained mythic status.
 
2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 416pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301584 - $49.95
 



Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay
Daryl McPhee
An interdisciplinary examination of the geologic, marine and human history of Moreton Bay.
 
2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 208pp
Paperback - 9781486307210 - $69.95
 



Off the Plan
The Urbanisation of the Gold Coast
Caryl Bosman, Ayşın Dedekorkut-Howes, Andrew Leach
In-depth multidisciplinary study on the Gold Coast City and its urbanisation and development.
 
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 200pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486301836 - $69.95
 



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
 



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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