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            Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and encounters on Australian frontiers
             

            Ochre and Rust: Artefacts and encounters on Australian frontiers (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Jones, Philip

            • RRP: $49.99
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            Takes Aboriginal and colonial artefacts from their museum shelves, and traces their stories, revealing charge and nuanced moments of encounter in Australia's frontier history. Special Price A$24.00 valid 01/09/08-13/10/08 ALIA Conference 08

            ISBN 9781862545854
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781743055267
            Published AU 24 Apr 2007
            Publisher Wakefield Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Leafy Sea-Dragons: Reading Recovery Level 7
             

            Leafy Sea-Dragons: Reading Recovery Level 7 (Paperback)

            By Opie, Robyn; Illustrated by Muirhead, David

            • RRP: $7.99
            • $7.99
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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 7 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. Big book available - use ISBN 186374746X. This book looks at leafy sea-dragons - what are they? How can we help them? Why must we help them?

            ISBN 9781863747455
            Published AU 15 Feb 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Wings
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            Make a Worm Farm (Wings): Reading Recovery Level 7
             

            Make a Worm Farm (Wings): Reading Recovery Level 7 (Paperback)

            By McDougall, Jill; Illustrated by Millard, Russell

            • RRP: $8.50
            • $8.50
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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 7 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. Big book available - use ISBN 1863747028. This book shows you how to make a worm farm.

            ISBN 9781863746618
            Published AU 15 Jan 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Wings
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            Leafy Sea-Dragons: Reading Recovery Level 7: Big Book
             

            Leafy Sea-Dragons: Reading Recovery Level 7: Big Book (Paperback)

            By Opie, Robyn; Illustrated by Muirhead, David

            • RRP: $45.99
            • $45.99
            • Out Of Print

            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 7 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. For small book of same title use ISBN 1863747451. This big book looks at leafy sea- dragons - what are they? How can we help them? Why must we help them?

            ISBN 9781863747462
            Published AU 1 Feb 2002
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age Children
            Series Wings
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            The Best Australian Science Writing 2011
              

            The Best Australian Science Writing 2011 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2011 ed.)

            Edited by Pincock, Stephen

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $29.99
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            With a foreword by Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty, The Best Australian Science Writing 2011 is a landmark book. Showcasing selections from the work of renowned communicators, this book is an inspiring exploration of the most exciting, elegant, powerful, and important writing ab...out science and nature published in Australia and by Australians.
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            ISBN 9781742233000
            Published AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers
             

            Adam Spencer's World of Numbers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spencer, Adam

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $31.49
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            From the building blocks of life, to the games we play, the food we eat, and the marvels of space, Australia's funniest mathematician is back with a fascinating snapshot of the world of numbers.

            ISBN 9781921134869
            Published AU 2 Nov 2015
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation
             

            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tedeschi, Mark

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            ISBN 9781925310221
            Published AU 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Hollow is a Home

            A Hollow is a Home (Paperback)

            By Mitchell, Abbie; Hicks, Astred

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $26.99
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            Take a peek into the world of tree hollows and the Australian animals that call them home.

            ISBN 9781486308057
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 6-12 years
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            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies
             

            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pitron, Guillaume

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            • Pub Date
              4 Aug 20

            The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth's most precious metals - but they are running out. And what will happen when they do? The green-tech revolution has been lauded as the silver bullet to a new world. One that is at la...st free of oil, pollution, shortages, and cross-border tensions. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen countries, this book cuts across conventional green thinking to probe the hidden, dark side of green technology. By breaking free of fossil fuels, we are in fact setting ourselves up for a new dependence - on rare metals such as cobalt, gold, and palladium. They are essential to electric vehicles, wind turbines, solar panels, our smartphones, computers, tablets, and other everyday connected objects. China has captured the lion's share of the rare metals industry, but consumers know very little about how they are mined and traded, or their environmental, economic, and geopolitical costs. The Rare Metals War is a vital expose of the ticking time-bomb that lies beneath our new technological order. It uncovers the reality of our lavish and ambitious environmental quest that involves risks as formidable as those it seeks to resolve. ' T he journalist and filmmaker warns against the optimistic belief that technology is the solution ... At a time when many claim to be citizens of the world or retreat into naive or hypocritical protectionism, Pitron's book is an attempt to open people's eyes to the consequences of their societal choices and lifestyles.' -Green European Journal 'French Writer and analyst Guillaume Pitron warns about growing reliance on rare-earth metal - which are necessary to build high-tech products ... He shines a light on the untold story of the energy and digital transitions.' -European Scientist
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            ISBN 9781925849325
            Published AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Bird Way

            The Bird Way (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ackerman, Jennifer

            • RRP: $35.00
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            From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds - how they live and how they think. 'There is the mammal way and ther...e is the bird way.' This is one scientist's pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains- two ways to make a highly intelligent mind. But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have taken a new look at bird behaviours they have, for years, dismissed as anomalies or mysteries. What they are finding is upending the traditional view of how birds conduct their lives, how they communicate, forage, court, breed, survive. They're also revealing the remarkable intelligence underlying these activities, abilities we once considered uniquely our own - deception, manipulation, cheating, kidnapping, infanticide, but also, ingenious communication between species, cooperation, collaboration, altruism, culture, and play. Some of these extraordinary behaviours are biological conundrums that seem to push the edges of- well - birdness- A mother bird that kills her own infant sons, and another that selflessly tends to the young of other birds as if they were her own. Young birds that devote themselves to feeding their siblings and others so competitive they'll stab their nestmates to death. Birds that give gifts and birds that steal, birds that dance or drum, that paint their creations or paint themselves, birds that build walls of sound to keep out intruders and birds that summon playmates with a special call - and may hold the secret to our own penchant for playfulness and the evolution of laughter. Drawing on personal observations, the latest science, and her bird-related travel around the world, from the tropical rainforests of eastern Australia and the remote woodlands of northern Japan, to the rolling hills of lower Austria and the islands of Ala
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            ISBN 9781925713763
            Published AU 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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