Gift ideas from Readings at State Library Victoria
Melbourne Map PuzzleExplore Melbourne piece by piece in this beautiful 1000-piece jigsaw, sure to delight any puzzle enthusiast.
The Modern Embroidery WorkshopMaster embroidery stitches with this collection of 20 motifs, patterns and projects, with customisation tips to make every piece your own.
Kombucha & CoMake your own kombucha and probiotic drinks with 50 gut-friendly recipes from fermentation guru Felicity Evans.
Just DessertsYou’d butter believe this is the only baking book you’ll need this Christmas. Make Charlotte Ree’s most popular desserts with her easy recipes.
The Edible GardenPaul West shows you how easy it is to grow and cook some of your own food, no matter how much space you have.
Year of the MonkeyA profound and beautifully realised tapestry memoir of one transformative year in the life of Patti Smith.
The Leaf Supply Guide to Creating Your Indoor JungleNo green thumb? No problem. Anyone can master the art of thriving houseplants with this easy green guide.
In an Australian Light: Photographs from Across the CountryA beautiful photographic coffee table book that roams the country, from rugged coastline to arid outback.
Cat PawsA photographic collection of more than 40 famous cats and kittens from across their natural habitat – the internet.
Matt Preston’s World of FlavourTasty and simple food is on the menu in Matt Preston’s colourful new cookbook. Plus discover the myths and stories behind dishes from carbonara to korma.
Together: Memorable Meals, Made EasyEach chapter of Together features a simple, achievable menu that will keep you out of the kitchen and eating with your guests.
Welcome To Country Board BookAn Aboriginal ceremony of Welcome to Country is depicted for the first time in a stunning board book from two Indigenous Australians.
What We’ll BuildA father and daughter build memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm, in this picture-book from artist Oliver Jeffers.
Where’s Bluey?: A Search-and-Find BookKids will love to spot Bluey, Bingo and lots of hidden items in this search-and-find adventure book.
Always by Morris GleitzmanThe much-anticipated final journey of Felix, hero of Morris Gleitzman’s multi-award-winning series: Once, Then, Now, After, Soon and Maybe.
The Tiny StarA touching and timeless story by world-renowned author Mem Fox with illustrations by Freya Blackwood.
You Can Change the WorldLearn how to throw a plastic-free party, make a compost bin and start a herb garden in this fun guide for kids.
Wilam: A Birrarung StoryRiver keeper Andrew Kelly joins award-winning picture book duo Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy to tell the stories of the Yarra.
The Secret of Platform 13A secret door under platform 13 leading to a magical island opens to reveal four mysterious figures, in this exciting magical adventure.
Readings Bookshelf PuzzleThis intricate 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle shows a selection of biographies from the shelves of Readings at State Library Victoria.
State Library Victoria PuzzleThis 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle shows the iconic dome in the reading room of State Library Victoria.
Finding the Heart of the Nation: The Journey of the Uluru StatementThomas Mayor’s book is an unforgettable journey towards new beginnings.
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