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My Dog Mouse Eva Lindstrom Gecko Press

My Dog Mouse

Friendship, humour and heartbreak in one dog walk: for anyone who knows what it is to love an old, slow dog with ears as thin as pancakes.

Written by Eva Lindström

Translated by Julia Marshall

Sports Are Fantastic Fun. Children's Book by Gecko Press

Teachers

Gecko Press teacher notes are written by teachers for teachers, and intended to be open and active. Here you will find ways to work with individual titles in the classroom. Annual edited by Kate De Goldi and Susan Paris The Bakehouse by Joy Cowley Bicycling to the Moon by Timo Parvela, illustrated by Virpi Talvitie The… Read more »

Gecko Press spot art from A Day With Dogs, a dog wearing red glasses

Happy Year of the Dog!

This year is the year of the dog… Let’s celebrate with a selection of books about dogs!

In praise of not-sameness: cabbage and cake

Diversity is much talked about in terms of race, gender and so on, but there is another level that is also important: in the current English-language book market, there is much that is the same. Sameness can make us all feel safe, but in our reading business, safeness is the end.

For me, risk-taking and adventure are the heart of good publishing, good book buying (and selling) and good reading; these things all belong together.

Portrait of Leo Timmers

Elephant Island: Q&A with Leo Timmers

As so often is the case, I was working on multiple stories about boats that weren’t really going anywhere, until Elephant appeared and ideas started to click. Once I figured out the storyline, I started pondering every beat of the story. What does it mean, what do I want to say? And how can I visualize this as clearly as possible?

Eva Lindström ALMA

Eva Lindström awarded 2022 ALMA

Eva Lindström has been awarded the 2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA). Lindström writes stories that shift between the everyday and the existential, combining shrewd humour with absurd mystery.