Books For All Tastes
Is your dog king-of-the-hill...or run of the mill! Does your dog respond to hand gestures? How about facial signals? Can your dog perform tricks both inside and outside? Now you can find out just how smart your dog really is by giving him or her the Dog IQ Test.
With three fun quizzes designed to measure your dog's communication skills, social behaviour, motor skills and memory, you'll finally discover if your dog is really a canine Einstein. Test Your Dog also comes complete with guidelines on analyzing your dog's score, tips for improving your dog's IQ and amusing illustrations throughout.$12.99
Traditional slow-cooked soups, continental casseroles, hearty stews and exotic tagines – the traditional and slow foods from all nations – are back on the food agenda and the poetic and provincial idea of slow cooking inexpensive cuts of meat is seen at some of the finest eateries around the Western world. In short, the slow cooker is back, looking good and ready for service in the modern kitchen. Once you have started cooking with a slow cooker you will soon realise its convenience and economy.
Slow Cooking All Year Round is a beautifully presented cookbook with recipes that will guide you through the process of slow cooking mouth-watering meals your family and friends will love.$29.99
Trained nutritionist Vicki Edgson and experienced food writer Heather Thomas set out the origins, nutritional make-up and health benefits of 20 seed varieties before exploring their diverse and delicious culinary uses.
With more than 50 recipes that demonstrate the amazing versatility of these small, nutrient-packed ingredients, Amazing Edible Seeds offers numerous ways to enjoy seeds, from sprinkling them over salads or your breakfast bowl, to the more unexpected and adventurous applications to stews, risottos and desserts.
There are traditional dishes and old favourites as well as innovative ideas that reflect current food trends. Suggested alternative combinations will inspire you to experiment further, and cater for plant-protein purists as well as those with wider-ranging appetites.$39.99
From the high plains to the bush, here are heart-warming stories and stunning photography of our wide brown land, and the people and animals who live there
An award-winning photographer, Paula Heelan captures the beauty, drama and romance of the outback in this stunning book, as she takes a look at what life is like for those who live and work in remote communities and stations. From agricultural shows to rodeos, campdrafting to country races, livestock to life in the wet, more than 200 photographs, anecdotes and stories capture the joys, trials and tribulations of everyday life as well as the grandeur and unforgiving nature of the Australia landscape.
Paula lives on a station in Queensland. She brings her deep understanding of life in a remote community to this investigation of the importance of the land, the animals and people who inhabit it.$39.99
Beekeeper, herbalist and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six amazing products of the honeybee hive – honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax and bee venom. She describes how and why the bees make these products, how they've been used by humans throughout the ages, and how beekeepers harvest the products.
The book presents simple do-it yourself recipes for using the products in health and wellness, body care, nutrition and craft. Learn how to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from raw honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial bee glue that lines the inside of the hive; and much more.$29.99
In a democracy, should everyone – absolutely everyone – get a vote? Does it really matter if tigers become extinct? Why does murder carry a heavier penalty than attempted murder? If you don't like the socks your grandma gives you for Christmas, should you tell her so?
101 Dilemmas for the Armchair Philosopher is packed with problems, puzzles, quizzes and questions, as well as ethical ideas and insights from history's greatest philosophers.
This thought-provoking, interactive and entertaining introduction to ethics will bring you face to face with some tough moral choices. It presents you with 101 imaginative scenarios – sometimes amusing, sometimes tragic and sometimes uncomfortably realistic – which will force you to re-examine your most cherished assumptions about right and wrong.$19.99