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Schools & libraries

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Gecko Press for schools and libraries

Because each Gecko Press title is handpicked from the best writers and illustrators in the world, they add quality and diversity to your library—and reading pleasure for your students and teachers.
Gecko Press also publishes great New Zealand writers—Joy Cowley, Gavin Bishop, Barbara Else—and some up-and-coming writers. Sign up for our schools and libraries newsletter

Make life easy – get every book hot off the press

We know that budgets are tight, and that budget planning is crucial. We now offer curated book subscriptions for schools, offering the Gecko Press guarantee of quality, value and consistency, for a single payment.

With our All You Can Eat subscription pack, at $365  you receive all 12 books published this year for 5-12 year-olds, delivered to your school in the week they are released to shops.

All You Can Eat subscribers also receive 10% discount on sales through our website.

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Earn books for your library

We also offer a range of subscriptions for different ages to suit families, to be sold through schools.

Sell five subscriptions through your school,  receive one curiously good free book

Sell ten subscriptions,  receive one free subscription for your school

Sell 20 subscriptions, we will organise a workshop with an author, illustrator or Gecko Press publisher Julia Marshall to your school.

The books will be individually wrapped and addressed and delivered to your classroom—and include booky treats.

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Packs of core titles

We are offering packs of core Gecko Press titles to add to your library book collection.

These books provide immediate strength to your school library. We have grouped books by theme and offer a 10 percent discount on these packs.

Book packs by theme

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Teacher notes that don't kill the book

Gecko Press teacher notes

All Gecko Press books for children aged 5+ come with teacher notes. They are written by teachers for teachers, and aimed to be open and active. Here you will find good ways to work with individual titles in the classroom – other than reading aloud which is the biggest treat.

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Curiously Good Class Contests

Enter these activities to be in to win great prizes for your school or classroom, and have fun in the process.


Win prizes for your class or school

25 books for 50 dollars

This is an opportunity for for schools to raise money at fairs and events…the books are chosen by us at Gecko Press, from our overstock or have a tiny defect so we don’t sell them at full price.

If this is of interest please contact

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