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Some books Ulf Stark loves

                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 »

Mrs Tittlemouse and cleaning

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 »

Hot Chocolate Club 2017

Pauline Martin Gecko Press

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 »

Pizza out loud!

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 »

Best books of 2016. Go Gordon, go Dani and go Elephant!

Gecko Press spot art from A Complicated Case by Ulf Nilsson, detective gordon tiptoes, wearing his striped pyjamas

Have You seen Elephant? and Life According to Dani are on the best of 2016 US Kirkus list. Congratulations to David Barrow and Ulf Nilsson. Detective Gordon Is also on the Best of 2016 for the School Library Journal.

Free shipping in NZ for Christmas (at cost to everywhere else!)

Gecko Press spot art from My Pictures After the Storm

We’ve just launched our new website – there are now vouchers (if you’d like to give a child a chance to choose their own book); and subscriptions (we choose 4 curiously good books for you). Whatever you choose, we hope you give a child a good book for Christmas! from Julia, Rachel, Grace, Petra, and Frances

Enjoy a wander in the garden, a cup of tea and a book

The Ridges Garden & Nursery invites you for a wander in the garden and a  cup of tea on Sunday 20 November 10 am to 6 pm with Gecko Press books, Gecko&Co Stationery, The Ridges plants, Paeonies, all on sale. Bring family and friends – all welcome! The Ridges #2299 State Highway 1, Rata Straights, Marton… Read more »

Open our mouths and chew!

Childrens Books by Gecko Press. Tickle My Ears Boardbook

(on turning eleven) Gecko Press turns eleven this year. It is banal to say that in these eleven years there has been a lot of change (though true). But eleven years is not long to gain much in the way of perspective. I can’t imagine what it was like to be publishing books back when… Read more »

This new website is our news

I am the Wolf 5 Gecko Press

This is the new Gecko Press website. It’s also the start of the Curiously Good Book Club. We hope this grows into something great, and will help encourage more children to read more books. Gecko Press is also launching new book subscriptions—an easy way to give a child a present that comes four times a… Read more »