Latest Releases

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The Dragonfly in the Haze

AUD $24.99 Tax Included

A Being Human guide to creating meaningful connection

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024


In The Dragonfly in the Haze, Walter’s world grows increasingly hazy as he distracts himself with his devices while waiting for some important news. Will it make a difference to Walter if the news is good or bad?

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story is part of the Being Human series. It uses metaphor and illustration to explore why humans are prone to psychological struggle, and how to lead a meaningful and secure life in the midst of hardship and emotional pain.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 4

The Unwanted Friend

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A Being Human guide to recognising the mind’s stories

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024


The Unwanted Friend explores the intricate relationship between Wren and Mina. As Wren faces a looming deadline, Mina appears as the ‘voice’ in Wren’s head. Will she be a help or hindrance?

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story is part of the Being Human series. It uses metaphor and illustration to teach conscious management of unhelpful thinking, enhancing connection and choice in our lives. A must-read for anyone struggling with their inner voice.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 3

The Flower in the Pocket

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A Being Human guide to finding growth through emotional pain

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024


In The Flower in the Pocket, Wilbur’s anger feeds on itself. Even his beloved garden withers in the face of it. Can Wilbur bring his world into balance? Can he re-empower himself in a situation he can’t control?

This insightful short story uses metaphor and illustration to make complex psychological issues accessible to all readers. It explains how our vulnerabilities to psychological struggle can turn emotional pain into more deep-seated suffering, and gives readers tools to combat this.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 2

The Lost Sun

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A Being Human guide to weathering life’s storms

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024


In The Lost Sun, Winnie experiences significant distress due to an unwelcome change in the ‘climate’ of her life. Embarking on a journey to search for her lost sunshine, she discovers the true source of happiness and meaning in her life.

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story uses metaphor and illustration to explore the human tendency towards psychological struggle, and provides practical methods for leading a fulfilling life amidst adversities.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp |Being Human, Book 1

Honey Bee Pests and Diseases

AUD $69.99 Tax Included

The authors of Honey Bee Pests and Diseases have been keen beekeepers for over twenty years, and have a professional interest in bees through their university research. The diseases honey bees currently face can be better managed when beekeepers, eager to learn about the identification and treatment of diseases, have access to the latest information. Beekeeping techniques vary in different countries, and this book enables beekeepers to take the best from each country’s practices.

Specifications: Hardback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6 in | 240 Pages | Full Colour

All Buttons Great and Small

AUD $49.99 Tax Included


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A compelling history of the button, from the Stone Age to today


All Buttons Great and Small is an exploration of the craftsmanship and peculiar history of buttons. From antiques to contemporary design and production, it will inspire a new era of button-makers and enthusiasts, who have an exciting challenge ahead with emerging technologies and pressures on sustainability. Full of fascinating facts and crafty inspiration, this is the perfect gift for designers, sewers, collectors, and anyone else who shares an interest in the humble button.


SPECIFICATIONS: 242mm x 184mm | Hardback | 304 Pages | Colour Photographs | Exisle Publishing

Epic

AUD $49.99 Tax Included

Adventures across Aotearoa

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in April 2024


Over the years, countless sea kayakers, climbers and alpine trampers have attempted journeys across New Zealand’s incredible landscape. In Epic, the stories of a dozen memorable Kiwi explorers are brought together, with detailed maps, backstories and stunning images. From the first traverse of the Southern Alps, to the nineteen-year-old who travelled 8000km of coastline, Epic is a testament to endurance, and a reminder to get out there and experience the wild, stunning places of our planet.

Specifications: Hardback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6 in | 264 Pages | Coloured Photographs & Maps


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Greatest Walks of the World

AUD $49.99 Tax Included

200 incredible hikes of a lifetime: amazing adventures and epic trails

Explore the world’s best walks: chart the routes, read details only a local would know, and see these epic destinations for yourself. Use this book to choose where to walk next, with notes on what to research before you travel, beautiful colour photographs of highlights along the way, and enough information to allow you to make an informed decision about the right walk for you. With a variety of completion times and terrains to choose from, you are sure to find your next breathtaking adventure.


SPECIFICATIONS: 254mm x 195mm | Hardback | 320 Pages | Exisle Publishing

The Australian Beekeeping Manual (3rd Edition)

AUD $59.99 Tax Included

Currently Out of Stock
Any Back Orders will be filled in January 2024


The Australian Beekeeping Manual is the most comprehensive reference for both novice and experienced beekeepers in Australia. The accessible yet detailed text, supported by over 350 full-colour photographs and illustrations, covers all the key areas, from the beekeeping equipment needed and how to obtain bees to the basics of colony management, pests and diseases, native bees, and rearing queens. This 3rd edition has been updated to include the latest developments in pest and disease management.

Specifications: Hardback | 242 x 184mm / 9.5 x 7.25in | 368 Pages | Full Colour

Game On: Shrinkle

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When rebellious Liam starts playing ‘Shrinkle’ on his babysitter’s phone, he has no idea what he’s letting himself in for. The app shrinks Liam and his brother Max to the size of a minifigure! Their safe home has suddenly become a treacherous landscape. Can they scale sofa mountain, escape Miss McBoob’s snoring mouth and outsmart the now-giant pet cat? And will they stay tiny forever?

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SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm | Paperback | 184 Pages | B& W Illustrations | EK Books | Game On # 1

Meet Mim

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The world of the shallow ocean seabed is brought to life in this story of an amazing animal, the mimic octopus. The illustrations give a realistic picture of the sea creatures in this environment and how perfectly the octopus impersonates and outwits them. For the reader, the fun is in the guessing — what is the real shape of the master of disguise that Meet Mim introduces us to?

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Mindfulness at Play

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

 

Parenting healthy, happy children with old wisdom and new science

Mindfulness at Play was written by a mindfulness expert and university lecturer, a psychologist and play therapist. (both are parents) to help parents and young people recognise and expand the practice of mindfulness in their lives, as well as recognise and respond to whatever is getting in its way. It introduces mindfulness and play-based training exercises and activities, as well as evidence-based mindfulness knowledge.

Specifications: Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 240 pages

Mindful Relationships

AUD $24.99 Tax Included

Creating genuine connection with ourselves and others


A practical guide for using mindfulness to enrich relationships and effectively manage stresses associated with conflict. The authors explore how we can use mindfulness to develop a more compassionate, friendly relationship with ourselves and others; communicate more effectively; reduce defensive patterns; and work effectively within couples, families and workplaces. Case studies highlight key principles, while practical exercises enable the reader to develop their mindfulness skills.


SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 198 x 129 mm | 240 pages | Empower Series

Ruby and the Pen

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Ruby and the Pen is the story of a 12-year-old, cartoon-drawing girl who buys a pen from a mysterious market stall. She soon learns that the pen has a magical power: whatever she draws, happens! Initially the pen protects Ruby from the meanest girls at her new school, but over time the pen’s power becomes dangerous. Soon, Ruby has problems galore and one big question to be answered — should she fix all of her problems with the stroke of a pen?

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SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm | Paperback |280 Pages | B& W Illustrations | EK Books | The Pen Series #1

Untethered

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

Living the digital nomad life in an uncertain world


Digital nomads work online from anywhere in the world. If you’ve ever wanted to live like this, but don’t know where to start, Untethered is for you. Let a veteran digital nomad take you by the hand and lead you through this new territory. Learn exactly what it takes to engineer a digital nomad lifestyle in a post-pandemic world. With travel stories and case studies interlaced with clear, real-world guidance, you’ll equip yourself with the tools to create your own location-independent life.


SPECIFICATIONS: 229mm x 152mm | Paperback | 232 Pages | Exisle Publishing

Island Girl to Airline Pilot

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

A story of love, sacrifice and taking flight

This is the life story of Silva Mcleod, the first Tongan woman to become an airline pilot. She’s still one of only a handful. Told by Silva with frankness and wit, it’s quite a story. Silva takes us on a journey of cultural change from her beginnings as a poor island girl to her marriage to an Australian. The challenges of pursuing a flying career and its impact on her family are set against the backdrop of the love story of her life with her husband and his battle with cancer.


SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback| 229 x 152 mm  | 320 Pages | approx. 30 photographs (Color)

Birdie Lights up the World

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Birdie the penguin believes she is the chosen one who lights up the world every night with her song. Her zoo friends believe this too. When the sky lights up without her one evening, she is left feeling lost and confused. Birdie tries to learn the work of other zoo animals, without much success — until her friends help her realize her true purpose.

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SPECIFICATIONS: 245mm x 255mm | Hardback | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Inside the Dyslexic Mind

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

A resource for parents, teachers and dyslexics themselves


Also available in  Audio Book |  eBook


In Laughton King’s formulation, a dyslexic person is like a diesel vehicle. They run perfectly if you give them the right fuel, but if you put petrol in the tank (i.e. expect them to learn like every ‘normal’ child in our current education system) they break down. This book is designed to help dyslexic (diesel) thinkers make sense of their lives.

Specifications:  Paperback | 229x 152mm | 256 pages

The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide

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A Mental Health Guide


An empowering and informative mental health guide that addresses the stigmas surrounding men’s mental health, and gives men the tools to break through them.

Too many men are suffering with their emotional health issues in silence, and male suicide is still one of the biggest causes of death in men under 50. Men are affected by everyday stress, high workloads, anxiety and depression, loss of confidence or identity, relationship breakdowns, family disruption, addictions and trauma — just the same as anyone else. But society has placed a stigma on men’s mental health, making it difficult for them to reach out for help.

Thankfully, times are changing. Masculinity no longer means suffering in silence, and more and more men are opening up about their emotions. The Changing Man aims to help men along the path to addressing their mental wellbeing.

In a changing and developing world, we need advice that keeps up. The Changing Man is just that: a realistic and hopeful manual for the men of today to address their mental health without shame.

Specifications: Empower | Paperback | 198x 129mm | 288 pages

Buzz: A book of happiness for bee lovers

From: AUD $19.99

Bees are endlessly fascinating and very photogenic, and the lives of bees and humans are intricately intertwined. Buzz captures bees in all their moods, from serious (every bee has a job to do) to quirky (they communicate using the waggle dance). Everyone from Shakespeare to Winnie the Pooh is quoted in celebration of this beneficial insect.


SPECIFICATIONS:   Hardback & Paperback | 225 x 203 mm  | 160 Pages | Colour Photographs