New Picture Book Captures Beauty of Australia

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Author Doug Manders uses years of photography, outdoor experience to create nature-themed picture book.

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In “For the Love of the Snowgum,” (published by Xlibris AU) author Doug Manders creates a beautiful compilation of pictures that shows the true essence of the Australian high country.

The author has always had a great love for the outdoors and has always had a passion for bush walking, skiing and photography. Using his many years of experience as an outdoorsman and photographer, he gives readers an in-depth look into the many beautiful sights of a specific Australian landscape. Each picture possesses a certain nuance that shows the author’s love for nature and his skill as a photographer.

“For the Love of the Snowgum” is a culmination of years of study in the art of photography combined with the author’s intimate knowledge of nature and the High Country.

“For the Love of the Snowgum”
By Doug Manders
Hardcover | 8.5x11in | 136pages | ISBN 9781499021516
Softcover | 8.5x11in | 136pages | ISBN 9781499021493
E-Book | 136pages | ISBN 9781499021523
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Doug Manders is just an ordinary guy who appreciates the wonders and beauty of nature especially the high snowy country. He was educated at Carey grammar in Melbourne where he found the love of walking and photography. He learnt to ski with the family and did cross country with friends. He works as a theatre technician in a busy Melbourne hospital. Manders lives in the Dandenong ranges outside of Melbourne which has a beauty in itself.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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