This month’s book list has been put together by Monty Masseurs to celebrate the launch of Jonathan King’s first graphic novel for children, The Inkberg Enigma.
Book list: Stories that teach kindness
I am particularly fond of books which feature kind characters, especially when those books are for children and young people. Here are some that are new and some that have been part of my life for a long time.
Book list: Stories appreciating mothers for Mother’s day
For Mother’s Day, Picture Books Blogger has put together a heart-warming list of picture books that appreciate mothers.
Book list: Stories to open up discussions about traumatic events
This month’s book list is from Angela Crocombe, the manager at Readings Kids bookshop in Melbourne, who has selected books that can be read together or alone to open up discussion about death and the feeling of sadness.
They may be helpful right now or whenever a parent needs to talk about traumatic events with small children.
Book list: Reimagined classics
On Wednesday 4th March, The Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie will be hosting illustrators Giselle Clarkson, Kieran Rynhart and Kimberly Andrews, to discuss how they approached reillustrating the work and characters of iconic writers.
Book list: Some favourites chosen by our authors and illustrators
Gecko Press authors and illustrators have excellent taste, so we figured they were excellent people to ask for recommendations.
Read on for some inspiration.
Book list: In defence of children’s books
Towards the end of 2019, researchers using data from the Growing Up in New Zealand study released findings that showed reading to babies has significant impacts on their learning and development.
This isn’t news to us at Gecko Press. And luckily there is a whole genre of books celebrating children’s books, so we’ve collected a few of our favourites.
Book list: Books we’ve loved this year
As you’d expect, the Gecko Press office is full of booklovers. This year, we’ve been enjoying our own books, but we’ve also come across many books we loved. So we have a few recommendations for you. Julia A book I loved: Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me by Kate Clanchy This book… Read more »
Christmas picks: Gift books for all ages
Did you know Gecko Press has gift books that would be suitable for people of all ages? Read on for details…
Book list: Puberty books for all ages
In November, we are releasing Tell Me, a book full of answers to real questions from 8-year-olds, covering what they really want to know about bodies, sex and emotions. Ella Sharpe, manager of the Younger Sun Bookshop in Yarraville, Australia has provided us with a great list of other popular books on this topic.