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Fifth Grade Books Inventors for Kids
by Baby Professor
Show your gratitude to the people who made life today much more comfortable. This book accumulates information on some of the world's most famous US inventors. Complete with images and an easy-to-read format, this book is the perfect complement ...eBook
Lockerbie, Luggage and Lies
by Morag G. Kerr
Tunnel vision or organised cover-up? How the Lockerbie investigation got the wrong man. Twenty-five years after Maid of the Seas crashed on the town of Lockerbie, this groundbreaking book introduces an entirely new perspective on the ...eBook
Adventures in the Pacific
by Tim Flannery
<p><b>Tim Flannery takes us on an enthralling journey through some of the most diverse and spectacular environments on Earth.</b></p> <p>Twenty-five years ago, as a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney, he set out to ...eBook
by Tim Flannery
Twenty-five years ago, a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. Starting with a survey of one of the most inaccessible islands in Melanesia - Woodlark, in
by Lynne Reece Loftus & Ken Loftus
<p>Sixteen years of letters full of love, hope and vivid commentary on life during the Great Depression and World War II.</p> <p>After Dolly Gibson died, her family discovered piles of letters in an old brown suitcase telling a love story that ...eBook
A German traveller in the age of gold
by Friedrich Gerstäcker
Friedrich Gerstäcker, the most illustrious and prolific of German travel writers, set foot in Australia in March 1851, having walked across the Andes, traipsed the goldfields of California, and sailed over the Pacific in search of new ...eBook
by Paula Byrne
The extraordinary true story behind the film Belle. The life of Dido Elizabeth Belle – the first mixed race aristocrat who was brought up as the adopted daughter of Lord Mansfield – the Lord Chief Justice of England. Now a Major ...
Tales of Valour 1965
by Lt Col Rohit Agarwal
<p>The ancient Greek poet Pindar once wrote, 'Unsung, the noblest deed will die.' <em>Brave Men of War</em>- from the heights of Kargil to the plains of Punjab-sets out to record acts of valour and tell the stories of the brave men, some of whomeBook
Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World
by Pénélope Bagieu
<p>Immerse yourself in the captivating adventures of some of history’s unsung heroines, whose stories are told through engaging voices, dazzling drawings and with startling wit.</p> <p>Discover the life of an apache warrior dubbed “strong as a ...eBook
by Penelope Bagieu
<b><br>'PUnUlope Bagieu a is a kind of genius. This book already feels like a classic, one to be loved by every girl who reads it from now until the end of time.' Rachel Cooke, The Observer</b><br><br>Immerse yourself in the captivating ...
Of Blood and Belonging
by Linda Wilkinson
<p><strong>'Where I am going has little beauty. No landscape to take the breath away, no cultural highlights of note, just a street of Victorian shops and houses to which I now know I undoubtedly belong.'</strong> </p> <p>A compelling memoir ofeBook
by Rob Mundle
The extraordinary story of how Dutch sailors found Australia and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook Rob Mundle is back on the water with another sweeping and powerful account of Australian maritime history. It is the story of ...
Foul Deeds Among the South Wales Valleys 1845 - 2016
by Gary Dobbs
<SPAN STYLE= "" >Dark Valleys collects together more than a century of murders that took place in and around the valleys of South Wales. These horrific crimes shocked not only Wales, but also made national headlines. Although treated with ...eBook
by Stephen Jarvis
"<b>Shortlisted for the HWA Goldsboro Debut Crown</b> It is 31 March 1836. A new monthly periodical is launched entitled <i>The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club</i>. Conceived and created by the artist Robert Seymour, it contains four of ...
The Heartwarming Memoir of Eric Dempsey, Ireland’s Most Loved Birdwatcher
by Eric Dempsey
<p><strong>Eric Dempsey</strong> is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading bird experts and is a professional guide, speaker, wildlife photographer and writer. Eric is also an experienced broadcaster and a member of the ‘Mooney Goes Wild’ team ...eBook
in search of Douglas Mawson
by David Day
<p>In <i>Flaws in the Ice</i>, prize-winning historian David Day searches for the real Douglas Mawson. After travelling south on his own six-week odyssey to the Antarctic, the author answers the difficult questions about Mawson that have ...eBook
by A B Facey
Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia. <br><br>Born in 1894, and first sent to work at the age of nine, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer and farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then rescued by Indigenous trackers, ...
In climbing mountains or sailing the seas one often has to settle for less than one hoped.
by H.W. Tilman & Alex Ramsay
<p><i><b>‘For most men, as Epicurus has remarked, rest is stagnation and activity madness. Mad or not, the activity that I have been pursuing for the last twenty years takes the form of voyages to remote, mountainous ...eBook
In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.
by H.W. Tilman
<p><strong><em>‘I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my ...eBook
by Gary Reed & Mark Bloodworth
An illustrated primer to the most infamous serial killer in history! The shocking unsolved murder of five prostitutes in Victorian London ripped apart the society of the civilized world and led to incredible social changes. In this narrative of ...eBook