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Dry Water

If you love animals and Africa then this book by Tammie Matson is an absolute must read. At 15, Tammie went to Zimbabwe with her father and it changed her life. Dry Water tells of Tammie’s exploits and adventures in Africa for 12 years while she worked in the safari industry, volunteered on wildlife projects …

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Promise of the Wolves

Promise of the Wolves is a creative, thought-provoking novel about wolf life, human–animal relationships and the balance of nature. Set 14,000 years ago, it creates a world in which wolves can speak with humans and other animals, time is counted in phases of the moon, distance is measured in wolflengths and honour to the pack …

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Bindi’s books

Kids go mad for her, so if Bindi Irwin’s new series of books sell like the Harry Potter series, then kids will be spruiking animals and their welfare as they did wizards and their magic. (And wouldn’t that be magic!) Without having read the first book of the series, released today (June 1)  or without the opinion (to …

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Rain + Sunshine = Bushfires

Following the horrific Black Saturday bushfires in February this year, this summer is shaping up to be another bad bushfire season. This time, though, lessons have been learnt and authorities are applying these lessons to save lives. November 2009 has been an unusual month in Victoria – Melbourne’s hottest November on record and the wettest …

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A Lion called Christian

If you loved the YouTube video (see Animal TV) of the reunion of a lion with two of his former owners, then this book is a must read. A Lion called Christian is the story behind an unusual and lasting friendship. It’s testimony to the power of acceptance, understanding, respect and compassion. Australians Ace Bourke …

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