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Celebrating farming in New Zealand
This gorgeous collection of photograph, accompanied by extended captions and insightful interviews, is a visual celebration of the New Zealand farmer and the landscape in which they live and work. Put together by one New Zealand’s top photojournalists, it tells the stories of the people who are the backbone of farming in this country, helping to bridge the gap in understanding between the urban population and those who produce their food.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback with Jacket | 254 x 254mm | 160 Pages | Colour photographs
Oliver Kitten’s Diary : The journals of a mischievous cat’s first year
A truly innovative book for cat and kitten lovers. Oliver Kitten was born in a firetruck and ends up living with a three-generation multigenerational human family in a four-bedroom house, Here he keeps a diary of his own escapades and the things he sees and hears his family get up to. Cute, funny, and a little naughty, Oliver can sometimes be downright wicked in his precocious observations of the things all the humans do in his house. Elegantly produced with black-and-white line drawings.
SPECIFICATIONS: Flexi-bound | 210 x 135 mm | 192 Pages | B&W Illustrations
Goddesses In You : Discovering the myths and archetypes that are your reality
Goddesses In You focuses on twelve goddesses, each of which relate to a feminine archetype. With profiles of sixty well-known women, Goddesses In You highlights how these archetypes shape the roles and underly the actions and emotions of most women at some stage in their lives, offering women a key to who they really are.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback/Flexi | 230 x 170 mm | 224 Pages
Out now in Australia & New Zealand (Coming to the US and UK in March 2023)
The Road to Gondwana takes the reader on a journey in search of the lost southern supercontinent. It traces the steps science took to find Gondwana, and the journey Gondwana itself took through 500 million years of Earth history. Our tour guide on this journey is Glossopteris, — an extinct tree that dominated the supercontinent for 50 million years, before vanishing in the most devastating event ever to strike life on this planet, the Permian mass extinction.
“It is a scholarly and persuasive work, dazzling in its detail, but immensely entertaining and intriguing “
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 229 x 152 mm | 272 Pages | 9781922539335
With gorgeous photography coupled with celebrity quotes, Bleat is for goat lovers who are not “kidding” around! Enjoy a celebration of our love of the charismatic goat. With quotes from Sandra Bullock, Aristotle, Cicero, and Jason Momoa, Bleat is designed to remind people why we can’t seem to get enough of those cute little faces. Goat lovers everywhere, give yourself the gift of Bleat. Just be sure not to leave it anywhere near your goat unattended … or they might eat it!
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 225 x 203 mm | 160 Pages | Colour Photographs
The struggle to maintain joy and a fulfilling relationship while coping with chronic illness and pain is a serious problem for millions of people today. Australian health entrepreneur Karra Eloff has drawn on academic research and her own pursuit of joy in spite of suffering to develop this trailblazing, compassionate, low-energy and practical path to a remarkable new normal, delivering much-needed solutions to couples living with one partner’s chronic pain.
SPECIFICATIONS: 229 x 152 mm | 272 Pages | Hardback
Also available in eBook
From acclaimed historian Stephen Robinson comes an account of a battle which has taken on mythic dimensions in Chinese and international military history. From 26th October to 1st November 1937, the ‘800 Heroes’ defended Sihang Warehouse from wave after wave of Japanese assaults. This is the exciting story of the Battle of Sihang Warehouse told as never before, bringing together Chinese and western accounts for the first time to create a thorough and compelling depiction of the legendary battle.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 234 x 151 mm | 304 Pages | B & W Photographs & Maps
Also available in eBook
PANZER COMMANDER HERMANN BALCK is regarded as one of the world’s greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, he directed panzer troops from the front line and led by example, putting himself in extreme danger when rallying his soldiers to surge forward. He fought battles that were masterpieces of tactical operations, utilising speed, surprise and a remarkable ability to motivate his men to achieve what they considered to be impossible.
In this intriguing history, we follow his perilous journey through the fields of France, the mountains of Greece and the steppes of Russia. In Greece, through flair and innovative leadership, his soldiers overcome every obstacle to defeat determined Allied forces defending the narrow mountain passes.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 154 mm | 304 Pages | B & W Illustrations | 9781922539113
Also available as an eBook
Cats Work Like This was started by David St John Thomas in his 80th year and has been finished by his son Gareth. It gives a rare insight into the workings of cats’ elusive minds, gleaned from the authors’ two generations of watching their cats work. Learn about political and ‘eco’ cats, what cats do while you sleep, and what a cat’s eyes can tell you. Focusing on attention, emotion, manipulation and cunning, it explores both the scientific nature and daily habits of these puzzling creatures.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 210 x 152mm | 176 Pages | Colour photographs
Available now in the ANZ only.
Witchcraft: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to the basics of witchcraft, both traditional and modern. It uses the Wheel of the Year — from the Imbolc sabbat at the start of spring, through the midwinter solstice to the Yule sabbat and back to Imbolc — as a guide to living life in tune with Mother Earth and suggests rituals and incantations to empower, energize and inspire. It’s an exciting journey, filled with insights into the Old Ways of traditional wise women (and people of any gender).
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm | 160 Pages | Colored Illustrations
Available now in ANZ Only
Crystals: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to working with natural crystals to unlock their healing potential and benefit your health and well-being. It offers an overview of some of the most interesting and meaningful crystals on the planet, detailing their history and traditional meanings. You are taken on a “rainbow” journey, starting with quartz then working through hues of black, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple, before ending with white and multicoloured stones.
SPECIFICATIONS 230 x 170 mm | Coloured diagrams and photos |Paperback | 160 pages
Available now in ANZ only
Tarot: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to the basics of the seventy-eight-card tarot, the most popular deck for self-development and divination. The meanings of each card are explored, including their interpretation in tarot readings. Meditations, activities and exercises inspired by each of the twenty-two major cards are given, including divination, magic and clairvoyance. Lastly, the book presents a schedule of twelve monthly steps that build into a full year’s course of tarot exploration.
SPECIFICATIONS: | Paperback | 230 x 170mm | 150 Pages | B&W Diagrams | 9781925820966
Available now in ANZ only
Unlock ancient chakra teachings to benefit your health and well-being. Discover chakra meanings and find ways to understand them and how they influence your life.
Today’s modern chakra practitioners focus on the seven major chakras, which they visualize as part of the subtle energy field, or aura, that swirls around us in rainbow colours, each chakra relating to a certain key part of the body. With modern-day concerns for optimum health and well-being, there is no doubt that the chakras have an important role to play in our physical, mental, personal and spiritual growth.
SPECIFICATIONS 230 x 170 mm | coloured Diagrams |Paperback | 160 pages |
How we travel has changed; why we travel has not. Travel is curiosity, openness, and connection. In this thought-provoking guide, wanderers, dreamers and nomads are challenged to enhance their understanding of the world by exploring it on their own terms. With practical advice on getting off the tourist trail, connecting with locals, and understanding a place by asking the right questions, readers are given the tools to overcome barriers and restrictions and bring the world together.
“A serious-minded and thoughtful engagement with some of the joys and contradictions that travel brings to light, illustrated by rich vignettes from the author’s own adventures on the road. An engaging, articulate and enjoyable guide
Nick Hunt, author of Walking the Woods and the Water, Where the Wild Winds Are and Outlandish.”
SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm |Paperback | 232 pages
For the adult who is trapped in their own psyche
Have you ever had a dream, but let it go because you were too afraid of failure to try?
Dancing with Your Muse is a heartfelt, motivational guide to understanding this fear, realising that you are not alone in it, and working past it to achieve your goals without inhibition.
Written in a gentle, contemplative tone, this book will encourage you to determine and strive for success on your own terms. Performers, business people, students, and everyday dreamers alike will learn to courageously choose the most direct pathways to creative success and, more importantly, personal fulfilment, holding only a desire to contribute fully to their own life.
For the creative warriors of the world, Gilda Joffe’s new book couldn’t have come at a better time. With grace, wisdom, and heart, she reminds us that the courage is not only the precursor to realizing one’s artistic aspirations but also the difference between a life of magic or mediocrity. If you are tired of feeling like a wallflower, Dancing With Your Muse will not only get you on your feet but, in the end, teaches you how to fly.”
– Michael J. Chase – Bestselling Author & Founder of The Kindness Centre
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback with jacket | 210mm x 135mm | 224 pages