Australia’s Amazing Islands

  • Authors: Stewart McPherson
  • ISBN: 978-1-908787-41-5
  • Pages: 160
  • Images: 360
  • Page size:  240 x 285 mm (landscape)
  • Cover format:  Hardcover



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The Australian mainland is surrounded by over 8,000 islands, islets and rock stacks.

Each of these offers unique habitats for animals and plants, which has driven the evolution of thousands of species that occur nowhere else on Earth.

Australia’s islands are also treasure troves of diverse culture and proud heritage, with history stretching back millennia.

This book takes you on a journey to explore Australia’s amazing islands!

With contributions from key conservationists, and over 360 beautiful images, this book showcases Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island, Macquarie Island, Kangaroo Island, Rottnest Island (Wadjemup), Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and K’gari (Fraser Island).

Travel from the biodiverse tropics to the icy Southern Ocean, to discover the stories that Australia’s islands hold.