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My heart is laughing book, Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson, Chapter book for kids

My Heart is Laughing

The standalone sequel to the acclaimed illustrated chapter book, My Happy Life (a New York Times Notable Children’s Book).

Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

When I am Happiest book, Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson, Chapter books for kids

When I Am Happiest

A warm and heartfelt chapter book about Dani’s love for her dad and her friendship with Ella. It’s a story about sorrow and joy—and how life really is.

Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

Life according to Dani book, Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson, Chapter books for kids

Life According to Dani

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life

Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

See You When I See You Lagercrantz Eriksson Gecko Press

See You When I See You

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life. Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

My Happy Life Gecko Press illustrated chapter books

My Happy Life

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism—even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy.

Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

Where Dani Goes, happy Follows. my happy Life Series by Gecko Press

Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows

A stand-alone follow-up to the acclaimed chapter books that began with New York Times Notable Book My Happy Life.

Written by Rose Lagercrantz and illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Translated by Julia Marshall

Read the first chapter here.

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

Tickle My Ears. Best Boardbooks

How to read with babies by Elaine Reese

New parents hear advice about what’s best for their baby on a daily, even hourly basis. One popular piece of advice is “Read to your baby!” Yet no one ever seems to tell new parents how. It’s not easy to read to a baby, especially a newborn. I remember the first time I tried to… Read more »

monkey on the run (c) Leo Timmers

Book Recommendations for Gifts by Age Range

We often get asked for recommendations for a particular age of a child so this month’s book list is by the Gecko Press team recommending our top picks from our shelves to help with your gift buying this season.

Classroom read-alouds for all ages

A book read aloud in the classroom can stay with a child for a lifetime. I can still conjure the beautiful Scottish voice of one brilliant reader-alouder from my primary school, forty years later. My children frequently recommend books their teachers have read them—and hunt them down for re-reading. They both went to Te Kura… Read more »

Zanzibar: Q&A with Catharina Valckx

Catharina Valckx was born in 1957 in the Netherlands. She grew up in France and now lives in Amsterdam. She has written and illustrated over thirty books and been nominated four times for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Her books are published in more than eleven languages and have won numerous awards. Zanzibar, an uplifting,… Read more »