A ground-breaking book by the world-leading expert in sensory science: Freakonomics for food Why do we consume 35% more food when eating with one more person, and 75% more when with three? Why are 27% of drinks bought on... read more
Following the runaway success of his Big Book of Numbers and World of Numbers (2015), Adam Spencer is back with a fascinating - and fun! - romp through history. Starting with the big bang and ending in the present day (with a few g... read more
Following of from 2015's runaway bestseller, Enormous Book of Numbers, Australia's funniest mathematician is back with another wacky, wild and weird activity book for kids aged 8 and above. Packed full of stuff to draw, colour ... read more
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the partial or complete removal of the external female genitals for cultural rather than medical or religious reasons. It is performed in some African, South American, Asian and Middle Eastern countries. ... read more
|Author:||Naomi Oreskes (University of California, San Diego)|
"Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."... read more
During the twentieth century, humankind has managed to do the impossible: we have brought famine, plague and war under control. Today, more people die from obesity than from starvation; more people die from old age than fro... read more
A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet. This groundbreaking book, which accompanies the new BBC1 TV series, provides the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'Why is the sky blue?' 'Why is the Earth round?' 'Why is eve... read more
An hilarious, enlightening romp through the world of numbers with one of Australia's best-loved broadcasters. How can a prime number be 'sexy' and 'safe' at the same time? Why shouldn... read more
What if we could improve our ability to predict the future? Everything we do involves forecasts about how the future will unfold. Whether buying a new house or changing job, designing a new product or getting ma... read more
The best and most up-to-date book on owls available.
Packed with beautiful illustrations, it explores owl behaviour and lifecycle, including hunting, courtship, breeding and special adaptations for nocturnal life.
There is a cha... read more
This text is an accessible reference and identification guide to all gemstones and minerals found in Australia. The book introduces the reader to the chemical and crystal systems of the stones, before providing detailed descriptions of each stone including composition, structure and distribution.