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The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2018

The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2018 by The School Library Journal. One of them is Inside the Villains by Clotilde Perrin.

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Celebrate Children’s Books in Wellington

Unity Books Wellington welcomes you to hear publishers of titles shortlisted for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults discuss what they like about each other’s books.

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The Mapmakers’ Race launch

Gecko Press and The Children’s Bookshop warmly invite you to the launch of The Mapmakers’ Race by Eirlys Hunter.

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New Zealand Children’s Book Awards 2018

A bumper crop of excellent books for young New Zealand readers have today been announced as the 33 finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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Kiwi books offered by Jacinda Ardern to the Royal Baby

Jacinda Adern sent a collection of children’s books from New Zealand to the royal baby. The selection of books were carefully chosen by author Kate De Goldi.

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Support an important book, it will help a school!

We think The Old Man should be in every school… In April, donate a copy of The Old Man to a school (New Zealand only) and the school will go in the draw to win 10 curiously good books!

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Hans Christian Andersen Award

Joy Cowley and Ulf Stark didn’t get the Hans Christian Andersen Award, but it was already an amazing achievement to be shortlisted… Some photos from the conference

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Curiously Good Offer

Buy 3 books on our website and get a free Poo Bum tote bag!

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Yours Sincerely Giraffe- New York Public Library Top 10

Your Sincerely, Giraffe has been chosen in the New York Public Library Top Ten Best Books 2017!

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Gecko Press wins 2017 NZ Publisher of the Year

A win, good company, and a thriving book scene at the 2017 Book Industry Awards!

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I love Gecko Press … This is a shameless endorsement.

Meg Rosoff, author and winner of the ALMA 2016

You know when a story is so good you literally forget your surroundings and are quickly enveloped in its telling. The Ice Sea Pirates is such a book and at times I didn't want to leave...

Laura Patricia Rose, Blog Tour: The Ice Sea Pirates

One message shines from the Gecko list: children deserve quality.

Your Weekend, Dominion Post

In typical Gecko Press fashion, Impossible inventions is physically lovely, with paper you want to smush your cheeks against and colours you want to eat”

Giselle Clarkson, The Sapling

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