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Obituary – John McIntyre

Literacy and literature Julia Marshall, publisher at Gecko Press, raises a cheer for the cheerleader for children’s books, John McIntyre. John McIntyre of The Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie was a champion and friend of many. His wife and partner in…
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Happy birthday Gecko Press

Publisher Julia Marshall reflects on a decade of readers and reading. Gecko Press is turning 10 this year. It is banal to say that in these 10 years there has been a lot of change (though of course it is…
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Matters of form, Julia Marshall

Julia Marshall of Gecko Press wonders about the future of the book as artefact.  Recently, Frances, in charge of Gecko Press accounts, went to get her daily coffee at The Jimmy in Wellington and was asked where she worked. On…
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