What beaches can teach us: learning while exploring
Heading out to explore beaches and seashores? There is so much to learn from observing our coastlines. Here is some inspiration to get the whole family engaged with nature.
Bringing Diprotodon to Life
How do you bring to life an animal that hasn't walked the earth for 45,000 years? We spoke to Bronwyn Saunders and Andrew Plant, the author and illustrator behind Diprotodon, to find out what's involved.
Whitley Awards 2023: Showcasing the best Australasian zoological literature
We are thrilled that Prehistoric Australasia: Visions of Evolution and Extinction has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal at the 2023 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Whitley Awards!
Staff Picks for Book Week: 10 Ideas to Get You Ready
If you're feeling stumped this Book Week, we've put some ideas together for you.
Alight: Fire that breathes life back into nature
Fire program manager Dr Sam Lloyd shares why fire management and healthy fire is so important to Australia's fire-prone landscape, and why she was inspired to write her children's book, Alight.
An Encyclopedia of Great Ideas: Talking STEM with Jenny Jacoby
The world of science, technology, engineering and maths is full of exciting ideas you may not have come across before. In The Encyclopedia of STEM Words, author Jenny Jacoby shares 100 of her favourites.
How Does My Garden Grow? Pollination, of course
Christopher Cheng and Danny Snell combine their considerable talents to celebrate the importance of pollination and pollinators in their beautiful picture book.
What’s So Wonderful About Australian Native Wasps?
Every creature matters in its own wonderful way, and native wasps are no exception. But in case you need convincing Katrina Germein and Suzanne Houghton will delight, surprise and woo you too in their picture book Wonderful Wasps.
Swoop Right Into Our Hearts: Four reasons to love magpies
There are plenty of reasons to barrack for this black and white Australian icon.