This October we are celebrating our sometimes-scary lupine characters for Halloween.
Welcome to a combobulation of articles from our favourite thinkers, stories from behind the scenes, lists of good books, Gecko Press news and things that amuse us from time to time.
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Celebrating book dads for Fathers’ Day
One good dad can speak a lifetime of reading! Here are some of our Gecko Press favourites.
An interview with Julia for BookBlast’s Indie Publisher of the Week
Growing up reading, digital distraction and and impressive dinner party line-up
Gecko Press wins 2017 NZ Publisher of the Year
A win, good company, and a thriving book scene at the 2017 Book Industry Awards!
An award-winning Hippopotamus… signed by the author and illustrator!
A big congratulations to Juliette MacIver and Sarah Davis for their Best Picture Book win! To celebrate, the next 5 orders of That’s Not A Hippopotamus! on our website will be signed. Better be quick! book shop
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.
Diverse Cabbage: Julia on cross-cultural reading for The Sapling
If reading is a bowl of cabbage, then we need to serve it with salt and pepper and garlic and butter and chilli and vinegar. Julia Marshall describes the importance of diverse reading at The Sapling.
Simon the Rabbit, TV star!
Simon, the cheeky rabbit who only says “Poo Bum!”, comes to TV.
Tell us about your favourite scary book and go in the draw!
Every piece of writing or art inspired by a favourite Gecko Press book or character goes in the draw to with a copy of Cornelia and the Jungle Machine!
Curiously Good Event: Publishers at Unity Books
Celebrate the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults with Unity Books.