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10% off all Joy Cowely and Ulf Stark books

Joy Cowley and Ulf Stark have just been shortlisted for the #HansChristianAndersenAwards – the world’s most prestigious children’s book award!

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Joy Cowley and Ulf Stark Shortlisted for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award – the world’s most prestigious children’s book award – has been announced:

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Snake and Lizard are turning ten!

To celebrate, we’ve made a beautiful edition (complete with faux-snake finishing on the cover!) of this much-loved, timeless classic.

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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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An award-winning Hippopotamus!

That’s Not A Hippopotamus wins Best Picture Book at the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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The Guardian’s best new picture books

My Pictures after the Storm is in good company in this Guardian roundup of the best new picture books and novels for children. Sitting next to a bespectacled mole, a mermaid and a love song to the planet, this book is described as “Clever, playful, with a mordant edge, this is sophisticated silliness in warm shades… Read more »

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

Your Weekend, Dominion Post

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

To open the oversize pages of “Timeline: A Visual History of Our World” is to invite mild feelings of stress: As much as you want to pore over each busy historical tableau... you may want to rush forward to see what comes next...

Wall Street Journal

This publisher has both proved and consolidated its niche and grown a readership built on its innovative and successful brand communicating a confident, positive and energetic purpose and identity.

Judge, 2017 NZ Book Industry Awards, Elizabeth Jones

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