As our lives increasingly depend on the smooth operation of complex systems such as our power and water supplies, communications technology, hospitals and public transport, Meltdown analyses why systems break down and what we can do to prevent it.
Author Jo Vabolis
A wonderful picture book that takes children on a treasure hunt around Great-aunt Martha’s house, where they can wrestle with riddles on every page by lifting the flaps to reveal the house’s hidden, historical treasures.
A picture book aimed at children ages 5 to 8, where one junior astronaut and her space dog take a journey through the solar system to visit the Sun, the planets and asteroids beyond, learning about each along the way.
A beautiful introduction to the concept of recognising and acknowledging one’s feelings and looking to friends and family for support when times get tough or overwhelming.
An exploration of our fascination with the macabre. Is morbid culture really an assault on decency? Can we blame an increase in gory movies and violent video games for a rise in depravity across the world?
Two essential new picture books by Ros Moriarty, with illustrations by Balarinji, using striking Indigenous artwork and lush, descriptive language to draw children’s attention to the world around them.
A hardcover children’s book that groups plants according to their peculiar characteristics and capabilities, from ‘the air fresheners’ and ‘the big eaters’ to ‘the biggest, stinkiest, most magical and most poisonous of all’.
A cute collection of farm-themed activities for toddlers. Learn how to make horse handprints, grow your own radishes and sing a farmyard song while you whip up some fruit and vegetable snacks.
It started with a single tweet: “I need peace.” This is the true recollection of a Syrian girl’s experience of war and her plea for peace that went viral on social media.
Essays on migration & people movement, focussing on increased global interest in an interdisciplinary exchange across a range of intellectual & artistic spheres.
The memoir of Rachael Treasure, who discovered inner strength and a passion for sustainable living after her marriage broke down and she lost almost everything.
A condensed guide to communications both print-based and online that will be useful for solo writers or those who work with other publishing professionals.
When 86-year-old Harry deLeyer bought a rescued plough horse for just $80, together they made it to the top of the world. A must-see, heartwarming documentary.
An inspiring video diary following two pilots and their support crew who fly 4000km in a second-hand microlight aircraft from Adelaide (SA) to Beagle Bay (WA).
Driving home from a party one night, a pregnant woman goes into premature labour and is involved in an accident which results in a devastating friendship.
A teenager is uprooted from friends and familiar surroundings to live with his father and paternal grandmother six years after divorce split their family.
An elegant compelling depiction of the crisis we face as cars take over our urban spaces and the creative solutions being implemented for a better way.
An inspiring documentary about food production and the ramifications of global population growth, looking at both traditional farming methods & mass production.