While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly,
his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian writers and historians –
until now, with this vivid and compelling portrait by Grantlee Kieza, (author of Monash) one of Australia’s most popular biographers. Mrs Kelly is the astonishing story of one of Australia’s most notorious women and her wild family, but it’s also the story of the making of Australia, from struggling colony and backwater to modern nation.
Meet Grantlee Kieza in Thomas' Music on
Friday 10th March at 12.45pm.
The Glass Universe
From the author of ‘Longitude’ and ‘Galileo's Daughter’ comes the hidden history of a group of remarkable women whose vital contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe.
Into the Heart of Tasmania
In 1908 English gentleman, Ernest Westlake, packed a tent, a bicycle and forty tins of food and sailed to Tasmania. On mountains, beaches and in sheep paddocks he collected over 13,000 Aboriginal stone tools. Westlake believed he had found the remnants of an extinct race whose culture was akin to the most ancient Stone Age Europeans...
The Victoria Letters
Victoria Series 1
The official companion to the new TV series, The Victoria Letters delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. From the producers of Poldark
and Endeavour, Victoria follows the early years of the young Queen's reign, based closely on Victoria's own letters and journals. Now explore this extensive collection in greater depth, and discover who Victoria really was behind her upright public persona.
Shoeboxes and paper bags are fine for other cats. But your favorite felines deserve luxurious living spaces! This DIY construction guide includes fun and easy instructions for making cardboard trains, ships, food trucks, rockets, and other hideouts. Also included are tips for climbing towers and scratching pads that they can use to stay sharp.
Recipes for Food and Art
Drawing on recipes from handwritten books found in the National Gallery of Australia and richly illustrated with Preston's paintings, prints and photographs, this book sheds new light on the fascinating private life of a much-loved Australian artist.
HB BOOK $45
The Urban Farmer
Producing our own fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs and honey is perfectly possible in a suburban space, and this practical guide will help urban dwellers develop a more sustainable existence. With a deep knowledge of permaculture and organic gardening, horticultural expert Justin Calverley shows you how to establish a diverse urban farm, whether in your own backyard, a courtyard or even a balcony.
Taste for Life: A Complete Guide to plant Based Eating
Explore the delicious world of plant-based food with Animals Australia, our leading animal protection organisation. Whether you wish to add more meat-free meals to the menu, indulge in the abundance of fresh fruits and vegies now available, or are seeking to improve your health and live more sustainably, this book contains everything you need to know about plant-based eating.
The incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others.
The author of 21 Days to a Happier Family, Dr Justin Coulson, on raising kids who'll bounce back from adversity and challenging times.
Ever tried to learn French and found it too hard? Best-selling language expert Paul Noble has a quick and easy way to get you back on track with his unique tried-and-tested method.
Line of Fire
The Girl who climbed Everest
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
Humans Series 2
Class Series 1
From The Universe Of Doctor Who
Dci Banks Series 5
Inspector Montalbano - Volume 7