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WINNER ANNOUNCED for the Australian rainforest fruits competition.

Monday October 6, 2014

We are excited to announce the lucky winner of the Australian rainforest fruits competition, Michael Doherty of Canberra. This competition celebrates the launch of the field guide companion to Wendy and William Coopers landmark title Fruits of the Australian tropical rainforest.  All customers who purchased the field guide were assigned a number, and the...

New Collection of William T. Cooper Bookmarks

We are very excited to be able to offer our customers our second collection of specially commissioned bookmarks illustrated and designed by William T. Cooper. Bill Cooper kindly agreed to this commission and the artwork was completed late 2013. Hot off the press, these bookmarks are NOT for sale, individual...

Feathered Art & Emboldened Science: A Review of The Australian Bird Guide

Reviewed by Rachel Fetherston

The greatest challenge for any wildlife artist is transcribing the movement, the vividness, the life of untameable nature onto a blank canvas. Capturing a moment in an organism’s lifetime using pencil and brushstrokes is a skill attempted by many, but reserved for few. Whilst photographs can...

Envisioning a Birding Sensation: An Interview with Peter Menkhorst

By Rachel Fetherston

Throughout Australia, birds are often considered the most accessible wildlife. We see them every day – it’s difficult to look outside without a glimpse of one entering our line of sight. And yet, many of us can’t tell a little raven from a pied currawong; a crimson...