Travel guides, food guides and bush tucker, cocktails and cookbooks, health and fitness,

history, biography, children’s books, photography and wildlife …

Publishers I’ve worked with include Penguin, Viking, Pan Macmillan, UQP, Hardie Grant,

Text, Anne O’Donovan, Melbourne University Press, Explore Australia Publishing,

Allen & Unwin, McCulloch Publishing and Thomas Nelson.


Explore Australia’s Coast  (see travel for sample text)

Co-author and project manager (Explore Australia Publishing

in association with Australian Geographic)

EA Outback title page

Explore Australia’s Outback  (see travel for sample text)

Co-author and project manager (Explore Australia Publishing

in association with Australian Geographic)


Author of Explore Historic Australia

A selection of  other books I’ve worked on

Books published (Author)

Spanish Food Bible (Penguin Books, 2010)

Slow Food Bible (Penguin Books, 2009)

Vegetarian Bible (Penguin Books, 2008)

Party Food Bible (Penguin Books, 2008)

Cocktail Bible (Penguin Books, 2007)

Lunchbox Bible (Penguin Books, 2007)

 Equip  Setting up a Kitchen (120 pp, Ibis, 2004)

Easy Cooking Basics (120 pp, Ibis, 2004)

Explore Historic Australia  (300 pp, fully illustrated, fully revised

2nd edition, Penguin Books, 2002)

Kids’ Melbourne: A Guide to Melbourne for Kids & Families

(Penguin, 1999)

Project Manager/Editor   Explore Australia with the Bush Tucker Man

(bestseller, 150 000+ copies, 150 pp, Viking and ABC Books 2000, 2002)

Project Manager/researcher 

a series of award-winning children’s books:

Discover Wild Australia with the Bush Tucker Man

The Living Desert; The Tropical Rainforest;

The Top End; The Coral Coast  (Puffin, 2000, 2001)

Project Manager & Editor Australia The Photographer’s Eye

by Nick Rains (EAP, 2008)

Project Manager & Editor The Australian Beer Companion by 

Willie Simpson (EAP, 2009)

Major contributor

Australia’s National Parks

(300 pp, EAP, 2005)

General editing – selection of projects

Editor  The Blue Ducks, by Mark Labrooy and Darren Robertson (Plum, Pan Macmillan, 2013)

Editor  Matt Preston: Fast, Fresh & Unbelievably Delicious (Plum, Pan Macmillan, 2013) 

Editor  The Food Lover’s Guide to Melbourne & Surrounds 

(Hardie Grant, 2006)

Editor  Harold Desbrowe Annear: A Life in Architecture by

Harriet Edquist  (The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Press, 2004)

Editor The Food Lover’s Guide to the Great Ocean Road (Hardie Grant, 2004)

Series Editor  Book/video series Simply Tai Chai; Simply Relaxacise;

Simply Ball Workout; Fighting Fit  (Hinkler Books, 2004, 2005)

Australian Planting Design by Paul Thompson (Lothian Books, 2002)