Gecko Press and The Children’s Bookshop warmly invite you to the launch of The Mapmakers’ Race by Eirlys Hunter.
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.
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.
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!
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
Here’s our selection of our favourite books just in time for Easter!
Following an overstock delivery, our offices are packed and we need to make some room! So we’ve decided to organise a massive sale on specific (curiously good!) books: get 5 books for $50. And the first 10 orders will come with a Poo Bum bag! Order at https://goo.gl/xEKNHY If you would like a different combination of… Read more »
As part of the Readers and Writers Festival come enjoy a morning of children’s book readings by storytellers and members of Wellington’s diverse multicultural community. As part of the Readers and Writers Festival come enjoy a morning of children’s book readings by storytellers and members of Wellington’s diverse multicultural community. Come celebrate the growing wealth of children’s… Read more »
This year is the year of the dog… Let’s celebrate with a selection of books about dogs!
Send us a video of you reading a Gecko Press book to a child – or tag us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter – and you’ll go in the draw to win a copy of The Noisy Book and other treats!