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Hardie Grant Explore creates books for those who want to see the world and expand their perspectives. From groundbreaking books by First Nations authors to the ultimate travel guides, we’re going to push you further afield this Christmas.

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Welcome to Country 2nd edition by Marcia Langton

ISBN: 9781741177435
Available: 17th November

The extensively updated edition of Marcia Langton’s groundbreaking travel guide to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. With a full range of Indigenous-owned or – operated tourism experiences, illustrated maps and photography by Wayne Quilliam, this is essential reading and the perfect gift for the holiday season.


Plume: World Explorer by Tania McCartney

ISBN: 9781741177664
Available: 27th October

Plume is the world’s cutest explorer! This Antarctic penguin dreams of seeing the world described in the books from his beloved library. Children will follow Plume’s adventures as he learns about friendship, diversity, understanding and the wellbeing of our planet. Look out for book two in the series in 2022.
For ages 4+.

Watch author Tania McCartney discuss Plume.


The First Scientists by Corey Tutt

ISBN: 9781741177527
Available: 13th October

The First Scientists is the highly-anticipated illustrated science book from Corey Tutt, CEO of DeadlyScience and the 2020 NSW Young Australian of the Year. Readers will discover the incredible stories of Australia’s first scientists and develop a deeper understanding of First Nations knowledge. Ages 7+.


Ultimate Weekends: Australia by Emma Shaw

ISBN: 9781741177503
Available: 17th November

The latest addition to the bestselling Ultimate series. Featuring over 60 destinations from every state and territory, this guide offers recommendations on the best things to do in the morning, daytime and evening, so you can plan your itinerary for the ultimate weekend away.


Undiscovered Tasmania by Rochelle and Wally Dare

ISBN: 9781741177732
Available: 1st December

Dive into the secrets of one of Australia’s most stunning regions. Featuring lush photography, food and wine gems (including the best fish and chips in the state), road travel advice and more, locals Rochelle and Wally Dare share their best tips, tricks and off-the-beaten-track hideaways.


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