All You Can Eat 5-12 (2018)


Books all year round for $1 a day!

Thirteen new books, hand-picked from the best in the world, delivered to your door

A Gecko Press All You Can Eat book subscription is designed for schools, a book-filled present drawer, and large, book hungry families.

You receive all the books we publish in 2018 for this age group in the week they are released, direct to your mailbox. We offer you the Gecko Press guarantee of quality, value and consistency, with books adults and children will want to read again and again.

Because you are subscribing to books before they are published, occasionally a book or a price may change but the subscription will remain for a total value over $365.


Snake and Lizard

A beautiful 10th birthday edition of this much-loved, timeless classic by Joy Cowley.  A chapter book for children ages 6 and up.

Read the first chapter here

See the interactive video here:


The Holidays

A stunning children's book from a master illustrator that evokes the scent of summer and the complications of friendship.  Suitable for all ages

See the Q & A with Blexoblex here 


The Yark

A very funny and cheerfully subversive children's chapter book about a monster who eats children-until one day he makes a friend.

New York Public Library, Best Books for Kids 2018

Translated by Antony Shugaar

Read the First Chapter Here


The Old Man

The Old Man is a book that matters. Behind its dark topic, it's a bright book—about children's non prejudices, generosity, honesty and about hopefulness—that children and adults will love.

Help us putting this book in as many hands as possible: talk about it, recommend it.

Translated by Daniel Hahn

The Old Man Preview



I'm the Biggest!

A story about who’s the biggest—and being a good brother—in the best-selling series about Simon, the cheeky rabbit who knows just what he wants.  A funny book for kids ages 3-5.

Translated by Linda Burgess

I'm the Biggest Book Preview


The Visitor

A story about friendship and shyness, full of light and colour, that plays out in a mini theatre.  A book for kids and all ages.

Translated by Sally-Ann Spencer


The Mapmakers' Race

Five children have 28 days to find a route through the wilderness in this exciting mountain-race adventure for middle readers

Read the first chapter here



Gecko Press’s cheekiest rabbit is now in te reo Māori!

Translated by Karena Kelly


Dear Professor Whale

A charming chapter-book follow-up to the international bestseller Yours Sincerely, Giraffe.

Translated by Cathy Hirano

Dear Professor Whale First Chapter


Detective Gordon: A Case for Buffy

A warm and funny stand-alone story in the big-hearted series about Detective Gordon and his clever assistant Buffy.

Translated by Julia Marshall



Stories of the Night

A modern fairytale bedtime book set in the magical illustrated world of Astrid Lindgren Award recipient Kitty Crowther

Translated by Julia Marshall


Inside the Villains

Explore the insides of villains—a book for kids that allow you to pull their innards and look behind their ears; see their strengths and weaknesses, their libraries and stories.

Translated by Daniel Hahn

See the video here

Best 50 Kids Books 2018, The Listener




Cook's Cook

Cook’s Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook’s H.M. Endeavour with his ship’s cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller.

Gavin Bishop tells us about his work and his new book in the video here:

Best 50 Kids Books 2018, The Listener