Featured picture book

The King & the Sea
Author: Heinz Janisch
Illustrator: Wolf Erlbruch

'This gem's childlike warmth, whimsy, and wisdom bring to mind The Little Prince.'
Starred review, Kirkus (US)

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Illustration by Sarah Wilkins, from A Book is a Book

Featured picture book

When Findus
Was Little & Disappeared

Author/illustrator: Sven Nordqvist

'A heart-warming story about friendship. The remarkable colour pictures add whole layers of fun to
the events.'
The Source (NZ)

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Blog update

30 Sep 2015
David Barrow’s first book, Have You Seen Elephant? is released by Gecko Press October 2015. This is an absurd and heart-warming picture book from a brilliant storyteller with perfect comic timing. Read more >>>