Author/illustrator: Peter Goes

'It's like a wave unfurling across history... a great gift for Christmas for a family.'

Kate De Goldi, Radio New Zealand

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Illustration by Sarah Wilkins,
from A Book is a Book

Have You Seen Elephant?

Author/illustrator: David Barrow

'A joyous sense of the ridiculous ... and gloriously unsubtle hints of elephant everywhere.'
The Source (Australia)

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Hello World!

Author/illustrator: Paul Beavis

'A delightfully encouraging and warmly reassuring tale to foster adventurous spirits and feed curiosity about what lies beyond your front door.'
Playing By the Book (UK)

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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

19 Nov 2015
Shhh! I'm Sleeping by Dorothee de Monfreid is a comical take on sharing a bedroom - here, the author/illustrator answers some questions about her inspiration and process. Read more >>>