Join Steve Parish on a photographic journey of Australia, from our
gleaming cities to the dusty outback

The most comprehensive, well illustrated and often updated field guide to birds in Australia.
A best-seller that belongs in every bird-lovers home, car or pack.


Award winning new series that focusses on the scary, freaky, stinky, bizarre, lethal and sick things in the natural world.


First Field Guides help the budding naturalist learn more about Australia’s fascinating wildlife. Each book provides detailed descriptions for over 50 species, and include:

•  colour photographs

•  interesting facts about behaviour

•  habitat information with maps.

Hints on observing, recording and classifying are included, as well as recommended locations and references for further study. First Field Guides are a great way for nature lovers to embark on a voyage of discovery about Australia’s natural environment.


Author wins Prime Minister's Prize for Science
October 2015

Rebecca Johnson, author of over 70 Steve Parish Story Book titles , has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools for her outstanding contribution to science education in Australia.

Rebecca regularly visits schools, presenting writing workshops to inspire children of all ages to read, write and connect with science and nature.

Gross series wins commendation award
October 2015

The NSW Royal Zoological Society voted the new Steve Parish Gross books as worthy of a commendation award at the 2015 Whitley Awards.

This is the second year running a Steve Parish/Pascal Press title has been commended. In 2014 the Insect Story Book series by Rebecca Johnson took home the same commendation.



Author of the series, Stella Tarakson, is presented with the commendation.



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