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PLANTS FOR THEPEOPLEErin LovellVerinderHardback RRP $39.99Plants for the Peopleis an exploration of theplant world throughthe eyes of a masterherbalist. This easyguide to everyday herbsand flowers explorestheir history, therapeutic applications, health andhealing. Topics include whole plant medicine, thewild healers, recipes for teas, infusions, decoctions,syrups, balms and much more.NOW FORSOMETHING SWEETMonday MorningCooking ClubHardback RRP $49.99After three best-sellingcookbooks, theirrepressible MondayMorning Cooking Clubreturns with a stunningfourth book, a collectionof mostly sweet heirloom recipes that are astreasured as they are mouthwatering. Alongside therecipes, they recount heart-warming and poignantstories of family, friendship, community and survival.AUSTRALIA'S BEST100 WALKSAustralianGeographicPaperback RRP $39.95There are so manyincredible walks inAustralia but how doyou know which arethe best ones? TheAustralian Geographicguide to Australia’sBest 100 Walks will have walkers itching tolace their boots up with this showcase of thesheer beauty and diversity of our landscapesand wildlife. Features detailed descriptions andstunning photography to inspire both walkers andarmchair travellers.BUDGERIGARSarah Harris &Don BakerPaperback RRP $29.99A curiosity of everythingyou ever wanted to know(or realised you neverknew) about budgies.Surprising, charmingand occasionallyalarming, Budgerigar isthe book that at lastopens the cage door on the incredible story of thelittle bird that grew.THE JOY OF WATERLonely PlanetHardback RRP $29.99May release, advance orders welcomeThe allure of the waves and experiences inwater are at the heart of this book, whichincludes personal stories about the mostrefreshing lidos, hot springs, open waterand wild swims away from the crowds.We provide all the practical details you needto enjoy the health and wellness benefits ofbeing immersed in water in more than 60relaxing locations around the world.DESIGN LIVES HEREPenny CraswellHardback RRP $59.99Design Lives Hereshowcases the best ofAustralian residentialarchitecture and interiors,paying homage to thelocal designers who havecrafted bespoke piecesof furniture and lightingfor these homes. These houses - and the objectswithin - offer a compelling snapshot of contemporaryAustralian design through the lens of materiality,utility, site and place.SUSTAINABLEESCAPESLonely PlanetHardback RRP $29.99A curated collectionof the world’s bestlow-impact resorts andexperiences. From ecolodges and off-gridcamps to responsiblewildlife watching,conservation opportunities and community stays,Sustainable Escapes showcase the best ecoconscioustrips and places to stay. Each entryis accompanied with beautiful photography andcontact details to make booking easy.THE WISDOM OF TEANoriko MorishitaPaperback RRP $24.99May release,advance orders welcomeThe Wisdom of Tea isa distillation of the lifelessons Noriko learnedover a quarter of acentury, from girlhood toadulthood. It is a bookof deep wisdom andinspiration, but also a fascinating insight into anancient ceremony. A book of deep wisdom, gleanedfrom a quarter of a century spent trying to master theintricacies of the Japanese Tea Ceremony.PLANTS-ONLYKITCHENGaz OakleyPaperback RRP $35.00April release,advance orders welcomePlants-Only Kitchenoffers an explosion offlavour, with more than70 vegan recipes thatwork around your lifestyle.With symbols flagging whether recipes are highprotein,take less than 15 minutes, or are suitable formeal prep and batch cooking, Plants-Only Kitchenexplains how best to make a vegan diet work for you.BOTANY FORTHE ARTISTSarah SimbletHardback RRP $49.99This beautifullyillustrated guide tobotany in art exploresthe extraordinary worldof plants and inspiresyou to try drawing themyourself. Botany for the Artist is a visual feast, notjust for anyone wishing to create fresh, vibrant,drawings, but for gardeners, photographers, andeveryone who is passionate about plants and howthey are portrayed in art.BONDI TO THEBALTICJohn McCombePaperback RRP $32.95April release,advance orders welcomeTake a couple of vintagecars and their owners’determination to drivethem on a pilgrimage fromAustralia to Finland and you have a fascinating storytold through photos and the distillation of blogs anddiary entries by some foolhardy, adventurous blokes.11