June competition winner: Read-alouds

Thanks for all of your responses to our June read-alouds competition. We’ve built a whole new list of picture books to read aloud.

This month’s winner: Jessica Powers

A copy of Song of the River by Joy Cowley is on its way to you.

Song of the River. A Picture book for children by Joy Cowley

The list

Each Peach Pear Plum
and Peepo by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

Hug by Jez Alborough

The Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen

Inside, Outside, Upside Down by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Bears in the Night
by Stan and Jan Berenstain

The Longest Breakfast Jenny Bornholdt Sarah Wilkins
The Longest Breakfast by Jenny Bornholdt and Sarah Wilkins

Doggies by Sandra Boynton

The Noisy Book by Soledad Bravi

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd

Anything by Anthony Browne

Buster’s Zoo and Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

Hooray for Fish by Lucy Cousins

The Hairy Maclary series by Lynley Dodd

The Flying Bath by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts

Go, Dog. Go! by P. D. Eastman

Manfred the Baddie by John Fardell

Follow That Car
by Lucy Feather and Stephan Lomp

Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s picture books

Where Is the Green Sheep? By Mem Fox and Judy Horacek

The Little Yellow Digger by Betty and Alan Gilderdale

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

I am the wolf and here I come book, Benedicte Guettier, book for toddlers, boardbook for babies
I Am the Wolf … and Here I Come! by Bénédicte Guettier

Anything by Tana Hoban

Puss & Boots by Ayano Imai, translated by Sayako Uchida; adapted by Kate Westerlund

Ladybird Lift-the-Flap: Nursery Rhymes

A Summery Saturday Morning by Margaret Mahy and Selina Young

Sleepy Kiwi by Kat Merewether

Bathtime for Little Rabbit Gecko Press coverTickle My Ears. Best Boardbooks
Poor Little Rabbit, Bathtime for Little Rabbit and Tickle My Ears by Jörg Mühle

The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins and Eric Gurney

The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other tales by Beatrix Potter

I am so Handsome book, Mario Ramos, picture book for kids, book about a wolf
I Am So Handsome by Mario Ramos

Baa Baa Smart Sheep and I Love Lemonade by Mark and Rowan Sommerset

Construction and others by Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock

Webster J. Duck by Martin Waddell and David Parkins

Anything by Mo Willems

July competition

To enter our July competition, send us your best ways to keep the family entertained on long car trips. (Stories? I Spy? Audiobooks?) Every response will go in the draw to win a copy of the colourful and chaotic Monkey on the Run.
Monkey on the Run, Children's book by Leo Timmers
You can email us at office@geckopress.com with ‘July competition’ in the subject line, or comment on Facebook and Twitter.