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Life on the Rocks: The Art of Survival

Art / Photobook

By: Stephen D Hopper(Author), Philippa Nikulinsky(Illustrator)

194 pages, colour illustrations

Fremantle Press

Hardback | Jun 2008 | Edition: 2 | #226592 | ISBN-13: 9781921361289
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NHBS Price: £29.99 $39/€33 approx

About this book

Providing ecological and historical perspectives on the diverse, resilient flora and fauna that inhabit granite outcrops, this beautifully illustrated documentation explores Australia's diverse wildlife – including the closest relatives to Granitites intangendus, a shrub that thrives in southern Australia's harsh climate – revealing its origins in ancient rainforests that once covered the region.

"Anyone interested in the natural history of Western Australia will find this fine publication a must for their bookshelf."
West Australian

"[...] a book for anyone with a love of the bush, gardens and art."
Hobart Mercury

"[...] with exquisite illustrations by Philippa Nikulinsky and a lively text by Stephen Hopper, the book is in the tradition of the Age of Exploration's treasured natural history books."
Summer Reading Guide

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