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New Zealand and Australia

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXNZL104

Item EXNZL104. Buy these 6 items as a set for $92 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide New Zealand

NZL45
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
384
1465439625
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region overview of attractions.
$25.00

Eyewitness Guide Sydney

AUS25
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
264
1465428364
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Sydney features color photography, dozens of excellent neighborhood maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions.
$23.00

Aboriginal Australians

AUS230
Stephen Muecke
Thames & Hudson UK
2004
127
050030114X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A lively shirt-pocket encyclopedia, illustrating the culture, history and art of the Aborigines.
$15.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide, Great Barrier Reef

DIV41
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1985
LB-1108
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, laminated card covering the reef fish of Australia, Papua New Guinea and the tropical Pacific.
$7.50

Australia Map

AUS23
ITMB
ITMB
2010
2
1553411277
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, folded map at a scale of 1:3,500,000.
$12.95

South Island Map

NZL24
HEMA Maps
Hema
2016
2
1877302309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of New Zealand's South Island at the scale of 1:1,000,000.
$13.95

Christchurch Map

NZL84
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
187730221X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
1
Including a regional map on the reverse at a scale of 1:350,000.
$10.95

Sydney Map

AUS104
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2006
2
386609129X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated map of the center of Sydney at a scale of 1:12,000.
$9.95

A Personal Kiwi-Yankee Dictionary

NZL13
Louis Leland
Pelican Publishing Company
1990
115
0882894145
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you on your trip to help you untangle the sometimes perplexing and colorful local idioms.
$7.95

Culture Smart! Australia

AUS189
Barry Penney
Kuperard
2016
168
1857338286
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$11.99

Culture Smart! New Zealand

NZL75
Peter Oettli
Kuperard
2017
168
1857338561
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$11.99

Lonely Planet Queensland & The Great Barrier Reef

AUS107
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
336
1742205763
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the rain forests, reefs, off-shore islands and other attractions of Queensland with a focus on adventure and outdoor activities.
$24.99

National Geographic New Zealand

NZL99
Peter Turner, Colin Monteath (Photographer)
National Geographic
2013
320
1426202334
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, abundantly illustrated guide introduces the history, culture and nature of New Zealand with excellent essays, maps and color photography.
$25.95

Presenting New Zealand, An Illustrated History

NZL106
Philip Temple
New Holland Publishers
2009
160
1869662237
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
Organized from North to South, this oversized paperback, featuring large, full-color archival illustrations on every page, is a profile of the island nation, its history, people and nature.
$39.99

The Birth of Sydney

AUS100
Tim F. Flannery (Editor)
Grove Press
2000
320
0802136990
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Flannery's engaging portrait of Sydney from its initial settlement to the present day, incorporating observations by early visitors including Mark Twain, Charles Darwin and Captain Cook.
$14.00

The Fatal Shore

AUS04
Robert Hughes
Vintage Books
1988
752
0394753666
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
In this celebrated social history, both scholarly and entertaining, Hughes traces the fate of those who were transported to the penal colonies of Australia between 1787 and 1868. It's an engaging popular account, drawn from the experiences of the colonist
$21.95

Blue Latitudes, Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

EXP31
Tony Horwitz
Picador USA
2003
480
0312422601
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Sailing on a replica of Endeavour, Horwitz mixes history, fun and adventure in this hilarious recap of Cook's daring voyages around the world.
$20.00

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

NZL96
Christina Thompson
Bloomsbury USA
2009
288
1596911271
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Historian Thompson effortlessly alternates tales of mostly disastrous early encounters with the Maori and the story of the love of her life, Seven, the Maori she married, in this endearing memoir.
$15.00

In a Sunburned Country

AUS83
Bill Bryson
Broadway Books
2001
335
0767903862
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
The intrepid, ever-resourceful Bryson revels in Australia's eccentric characters, dangerous flora and fauna and other oddities in this wildly funny, effortlessly informative travelogue.
$16.99

Kiwi Tracks

NZL30
Andrew Stevenson
Lonely Planet Publications
2005
224
1741046793
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Stevenson begins amidst the snow and cold on the mountains of New Zealand's South Island and slowly ventures northward to the tropics in this personal account of a four-month solo trek.
$12.95

My Place

AUS19
Sally Morgan
Independent Publishers Group
1987
440
0949206318
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
1
0
A deeply moving autobiography of three generations in Australia, which artfully evokes Aboriginal culture. Morgan, who spent her childhood in Perth, didn't discover her Aboriginal background until she was in her teens.
$19.95

Slipping Into Paradise, Why I Live in New Zealand

NZL69
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Ballantine Books
2004
304
0345466349
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this far-ranging travelogue, Masson (who wrote a series of books on the emotional lives of animals) combines his travels and tales with history, riffs on the Kiwis, nature and society.
$14.95

Australia, A Traveler's Literary Companion

AUS38
Robert Ross
Whereabouts Press
1998
256
1883513057
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Arranged geographically, this collection of works by mostly local writers, including Patrick White, Peter Carey and other luminaries, introduces the cultures, geography and mindset of Australia.
$13.95

Once Were Warriors

NZL19
Alan Duff
Vintage Books
1995
192
0679761810
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This controversial best-selling novel follows the fate of a Maori woman in what appears to be modern-day Auckland, an insightful look at social problems of the Maori in contemporary New Zealand.
$14.00

The Bone People

NZL02
Keri Hulme
Viking
2010
464
0143116452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on the South Island, this powerful novel brings together three troubled individuals who represent Maori and European traditions in contemporary New Zealand.
$16.00

A Reef in Time

AUS190
J. E. N. Veron
Belknap Press
2009
304
067403497X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Veron draws on a lifetime of experience to present a fascinating geological history of the world's most famous coral reef, and also a plea for its protection against the dangers of global climate change.
$23.00

New Zealand, A Natural History

NZL76
Tui De Roy, Mark Jones
Firefly Books
2006
160
1554071968
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Having relocated many years ago to the beaches of Golden Bay on the North Island, Tui and Mark present the wildlife, habitats and splendor of their homeland in this photographic celebration.
$40.00

The Great Barrier Reef

AUS191
George Casey
Slingshot
1999
1584480351
DVD
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Filmed for IMAX theaters, this eye-popping overview of the reef, its ecology and colorful inhabitants looks dazzling on your television.
$19.99

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Wild Fiordland

NZL06
Neville Peat
University of Otago Press
1996
144
1877372277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive overview of the natural history of New Zealand's Fiordland features maps, lively essays and 200 color photographs.
$39.95

Australian Wildlife

AUS111
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550356
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy fold-out guide features illustrations of almost 150 species of Australian animals. Laminated and pocket-sized, it easily slips into your daypack.
$7.95

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

New Zealand Wildlife

NZL97
Julian Fitter
Bradt Publications
2009
176
1841622729
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A splendid introduction to the nature and wildlife of New Zealand, featuring succinct chapters on geography and geology, history, habitats and wildlife, along with hundreds of color photographs.
$25.99

Reef Fish Identification, Tropical Pacific

DIV49
Paul Humann, Ned Deloach, Gerald Allen, Roger Steene
New World Publications
2015
450
1878348604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to Indo-Pacific reef fishes features 2,500 color photographs.
$48.00

For Kids

Australia and New Zealand, A True Book

AUS121
Elaine Landau
Children's Press
2000
48
0516265733
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An overview of the nature, citizens and history of Australia and New Zealand for children 6-8. With its large color photographs and focus on kid-friendly topics (such as marsupials), this book is an engaging introduction to the region.
$6.95

Here Is the Coral Reef

OCE131
Tom Leonard (Illustrator), Madeleine Dunphy
Perseus
2006
32
097737954X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A fun, rhyming introduction to the Great Barrier Reef's colorful inhabitants and rich ecosystem, with beautiful illustrations. Part of the Web of Life series.
$9.95

One Night in the Coral Sea

DIV54
Sneed B. Collard
2006
32
1570913900
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Collard's detailed collages vibrantly introduce the underwater universe of the Great Barrier Reef.
$7.95

Kakapo Rescue, Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

NZL112
Sy Montgomery
Harcourt Books
2010
74
0618494170
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop track the New Zealand's National Kakapo Recovery Team and their efforts to save the endangered flightless parrot in this thrilling book in the Scientists in the Field series.
$18.00

Shark Life, True Stories About Sharks & the Sea

OCE105
Peter Benchley
Yearling Publishing
2007
208
0440419549
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A true tale of adventure and danger, based on forty years of shark research. Ages 9-12.
$6.99

Stowaway

OCE81
Karen Hesse
Aladdin Books
2002
320
0689839898
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
For this novel, renowned children's author Karen Hesse imagines the voyages of Captain Cook (including landings in Australia and New Zealand), from the point of view of a young stowaway named Nicholas. Ages 9-14.
$7.99

The Boy Who Spoke Dog

NZL92
Clay Morgan
Puffin
2005
166
0142403431
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this fast-paced adventure, Jack, a cabin boy, is shipwrecked on an island near New Zealand inhabited only by dogs. He befriends Moxie, a border collie who defends him against the wild fangos and helps him learn about the special bond between dogs and h
$15.99

The Fire-Raiser

NZL100
Maurice Gee
Houghton Mifflin Company
2007
172
061875041X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this gripping tale set in New Zealand in 1915, Kitty Wix and her friends try to stop the arsonist who is terrifying their small town. Ages 9-11.
$11.95