Author(s): Kornelia Freeman; Ulo Pukk
Melbourne Books is pleased to announce the release of a new, updated and expanded edition of The Dandenong Ranges. With 32 more pages, this edition includes many new place descriptions, stunning photos and recommended walks complete with maps. This beautifully produced book showcases the beauty and splendour of both the public and private gardens of the Dandenongs as well as its unique townships, walking tracks, mountain lookouts, restaurants, tea rooms and guest houses. Also featured in the book are the animals and birds native to the area including Victoria's three emblems: the rare helmeted honeyeater, the endangered Leadbeater's Possum and the Common Heath as well as the Superb Lyrebird. With over 300 stunning photos together with insightful captions this book will be keenly sought by residents, tourists as well as nature lovers and history buffs.