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    The book provides a comprehensive overview of a unique species of deer known as rusa. Chapters in the book include evolution, ecology and habits, indigenous ranges, the history of introductions of the species to Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Mauritius. Also covered is information on how to judge a trophy rusa stag, the antler scoring systems and includes never (before) seen photos and personal recounts and photos.
  • See What We Have Created

    See What We Created is a celebration of what has been a remarkable and historic first AFL Women’s season, a comprehensive review of the seven rounds of competition between the eight national teams, and an in-depth study of the first AFLW Grand Final. When Ikon Park was packed to the brim with 24,568 fans—and thousands more turned away at the gate—for the first AFLW match between Collingwood and Carlton, AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan said the League was “overwhelmed” by the response, and the interest has continued to grow.  
  • SOCCERUFUS AND THE BIG DEBUT

    Soccerufus and the Big Debut is an exciting and humorous tale about an unlikely young sporting hero who learns that you don’t have to be a natural to love and enjoy the great game of soccer.  This book is full of soccer tips and drills from Aussie soccer superstar Archie Thompson, as well as Adrian Beck’s quirky cartoons and a collection of soccer jokes to impress your friends. Rufus’ new school is abuzz when world record breaking former Socceroo Archie Thompson visits to hold a soccer clinic. 11-year-old Rufus’ passion for the game is ignited the moment he scores his first ever goal and Archie gives him the nickname, ‘Soccerufus’. But Rufus still feels guilty about a big mistake he made at his old school that forced his whole family to move from the country to the sprawling suburb of Bayview. He knows his goal at Archie’s clinic was a fluke and he’s worried that he’ll let everyone down if he joins the school team. A great book for all those young soccer fans, with some great tips from Australia's soccer legend Archie Thompson.  
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    THE FIRST LIONS OF RUGBY

    On the eve of the British & Irish Lions Australian tour in June 2013, renowned rugby writer Sean Fagan brings to life the dramatic story of The First Lions of Rugby—22 young footballers who embarked on a high-risk, non-sanctioned tour of Australia in 1888. A haunting tale of tragedy and triumph, The First Lions of Rugby tells the story of the remarkable team which changed rugby forever. Across 54 matches, the young Lions battled it out against the best rugby teams Australia and New Zealand had to offer. Then, in a forgotten chapter of sports history, they turned their prodigious football talent to Australian Rules, taking on the top clubs of Melbourne and Adelaide, and stepping into the middle of a ‘code war’ for national ascendancy. However, the tour was marred by tragedy when a boat accident claimed the life of the team’s captain, Bob Seddon. Despite their grief, the team rallied to continue the tour, encouraged by messages of support from across Australia. Having departed England in controversial circumstances, the Lions returned home bathed in glory as trailblazers and visionaries. A stoic lot, the team had overcome adversity to set down the foundations for a wonderful tradition—the rare but special event of a British & Irish Lions tour. On the 125-year anniversary of that inaugural tour, The First Lions of Rugby describes in great detail and perspective one of the most enthralling events in sports history. Paperback.  304 pages.
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    THE MODERN MELBOURNE CUP

    The Melbourne Cup is 152 years old and The Modern Melbourne Cup explores the changes in the race over the past 20 years.  These change have been the most significant in its history. No longer is it ‘the race that stops a nation’—now it’s the race that captivates the world. This book covers Irishman Dermot Weld’s ground-breaking win with Vintage Crop; the change in philosophy of the champion local trainers Bart Cummings and Lee Freedman; the French connection; Luca Cumani’s lament; the Sheikh’s quest; the growing influence of the Europeans; the demise of the Kiwis, and the amazing story of Dunaden. It is an in-depth study of the effects of the global interest in Australia’s greatest race, featuring narratives from the key players. Paperback.  144 pages.
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    The world is a hostile place, full of unexpected threats and challenges at any moment. Stuck in the wilderness without water? Need to know how to make a shelter? Unsure of what to do when faced with hurricane-strength winds? Want to know the most effective first-aid procedures in an emergency?

    The Ultimate Survival Guide will teach you how to deal with any crisis situation, from basic self-defense skills through preparing a survival kit to how to find food in the desert.

    Based on techniques developed by the world’s elite military forces, this comprehensive guide offers clear, step-by-step advice accompanied by hundreds of easy-to-follow artworks.

  • TIGER TIME - The Pictorial Story of Richmond's 2017 AFL Premiership.

    Richmond’s 2017 AFL premiership proved that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. The club finished a dismal 13th in 2016, and only the most blindly optimistic member of the Tiger Army would have believed Richmond were set to break a 37-year flag drought. Yet that was exactly how this gloriously unpredictable season played out. The suburb formally known as Struggletown rejoiced to that famous clubsong: “YELLOW AND BLACK!” Thanks to midfield superstar Dustin Martin’s record-breaking, Brownlow Medal winning season, the manic brilliance brought to the table by Jack Riewoldt’s