We want to create a digital and real life community where people can share knowledge about great books for children (not just our books) and find creative ways to encourage children to love to read. The Curiously Good Book Club will include activities for kids, real people events and rich digital experience – all designed… Read more »
This month, any orders made on our website will come with a free height chart. Are you as tall as the little rabbit who only says one thing?
The Lost Kitten, illustrated by by Komako Sakai, is featured in The Huffington Post as one of the best children’s picture books.
Gecko Press, reading on devices, and the heart of children’s publishing. Read Julia’s whole interview from the Dominion Post here.
John McIntyre from The Children’s Bookshop speaks about the wonderful experience of reading your first chapter books. Helper and Helper makes his list.
My Pictures after the Storm is one of The Wall Street Journal’s best new picture books!
1. Tove Jansson: Moominpappa at Sea Here we have the sea, a lighthouse, a mother who has abandoned her garden and a father looking for adventure – and the Moomin troll of course! A book for adults and junior readers who want to enjoy the bitter, and the… Read more »
I was telling my mother about my lack of cleaning the other day. She said she’d just been doing a bit of dusting herself (dusting! I’m talking vacuuming and mopping!) and she got halfway down the passage and stopped at the bookshelf there to have a little read of The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse. “Mrs Tittlemouse was… Read more »
On the first Wednesday of the month at 10.00 am, Publisher Julia Marshall invites a group of eight children to visit Gecko Press for a glass of chocolate milk and discussion about books, blurbs, pictures, words… If you would like to bring a group of eight 8-11 year olds (through your school or a group of friends) please email [email protected] to… Read more »
Join us for lunch on the waterfront for stories out loud and pizza – now early January Alexandra and Chris of the fantastic Havelock North Pipi Restaurant are bringing their Pipi Pizza Truck to Wellington for a read-aloud session. Join authors Alexandra Tylee, Juliette MacIver, Paul Beavis and illustrator Kieran Rynhart for an hour of storytelling!… Read more »