Christmas offer

Free postage*

For a limited time we are pleased to offer FREE courier delivery for all online orders within New Zealand.

* Expires 11:59am (NZ time), 31 December 2014. Delivery to NZ addresses only.


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Featured picture book

I Don't Want to Go to School
Author/illustrator: Stephanie Blake


'A charming story told with such humour ... it is sure to calm any "first day of school" nerves.'
Tales on Moon Lane Bookshop (UK)


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Featured novel

Dappled Annie and the Tigrish
Author: Mary McCallum
Illustrator: Annie Hayward


'Exceptional ... Both cinematic and pleasingly literary, this will keep readers entranced.'
Starred review, Kirkus (US)



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Christmas offer

Free postage*

For a limited time we are pleased to offer FREE courier delivery for all online orders within New Zealand.

* Expires 11:59am (NZ time), 31 December 2014. Delivery to NZ addresses only.


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Featured picture book

That's Mine!
Author/illustrator: Michel Van Zeveren


'A powerful lesson about greed, responsibility and regret. Children will laugh so hard they won’t notice learning it.'
New York Times Book Review (US)


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Featured novel

Speed of Light
Author: Joy Cowley

'Sometimes when you finish a book you close it and walk away. Others you hold in your lap, reluctant to let the feelings and emotions it created in you die down. So it was for me with Speed of Light.'
Around the Bookshops (NZ)


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Gecko Press translates and publishes award-winning, curiously good
children's books from around the world. We choose books strong in story, illustration and design, with a strong 'heart factor'. The aim of Gecko Press is to encourage children to love to read.

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Blog update

2 May 2013
Gecko Press wins Best Children's Publisher of the Year in Oceania at the Bologna International Children's Bookfair 2013 Read more >>>