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We've put together a selection of books especially for Western Australia'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 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

Field Guide to Reptiles and Frogs of the Perth Region
Brian Bush, Brad Maryan, Robert Browne-Cooper, David Robinson
This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide includes superb colour photographs and many drawings to aid identification.
2010 - Western Australian Museum - 208pp
Paperback - 9781920843519 - $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

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

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

Australian Native Plants
The Kings Park Experience
Mark Webb
All about Western Australian plants, based on decades of research, experimentation and application at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
2013 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643103214 - $39.95

Perth Plants
A Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park
Russell Barrett, Eng Pin Tay
A comprehensive photographic guide to 778 species of plants found in Kings Park and Bold Park.
2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 440pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306022 - $49.95

Pilbara Seed Atlas and Field Guide
Plant Restoration in Australia's Arid Northwest
Todd Erickson, Russell Barrett, David Merritt, Kingsley Dixon

Identifies plant species and provides guidance on seed-based conservation and restoration for 103 taxa in the Pilbara and Australian Arid Zone.

2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 312pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486305520 - $79.95

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

Desert Lake
Art, Science and Stories from Paruku
Steve Morton, Mandy Martin, Kim Mahood, John Carty
A visual and descriptive portrait of Paruku (Lake Gregory), enriched by Indigenous knowledge and the connecting medium of art.
2013 - CSIRO Publishing - 312pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780643106284 - $59.95

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

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

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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