Good Night Sleep Tight by Kirstina Andres, Gecko Press

Book Talk

Q&A with Blexbolex about “The Holidays”

Blexbolex creates books that compel us to keep coming back, and images—and thoughts—that remain with us long after the book is closed. The Holidays, has been awarded Pépite 2017—the French most prestigious children’s book award—at the Montreuil Children’s Book Fair. Blexbolex answered our questions about The Holidays: How would you describe what the book is about? Here… Read more »

World Read Aloud Day – GIVEAWAY

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!

Frida Nilsson’s blog tour

To celebrate the release of “The Ice Sea Pirates” in the UK, Frida Nilsson did a blog tour from January 16 to January 24…

Snake and Lizard are turning ten!

To celebrate, we’ve made a beautiful edition (complete with faux-snake finishing on the cover!) of this much-loved, timeless classic.

Joy Cowley made member of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Joy Cowley, made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2018 Honours List, is one of New Zealand’s best-loved and internationally renowned writers for children. She has been highly acclaimed throughout her career, winning the Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction in 2010 and the University of Alabama’s Maryann Manning Award… Read more »

Jacinda Ardern: The Books of my Childhood – for The Sapling

Jacinda Ardern, NZ Prime Minister, told The Sapling about the books that formed her childhood. From Clifford the Big Red Dog to Tomorrow, When the War Began she tells us about her favourite books and the importance of reading. “I will always love the fact that books have an ability to elevate you from where you are and… Read more »