Bright Horizons with Book Island

Book Island came to us in the New Year with an eye to expanding their business into the United Kingdom. An online publishing house, Book Island is unique as they bring unknown picture books from Europe to English speaking nations.

Book Island uses language and illustration experts to translate, design and print beautiful high-quality books. This New Zealand owned business aims to enrich both children’s and adults’ lives in the English and Dutch language markets.


With support from NZTE

Using an NZTE Capability Development Voucher, Book Island was able to cover up to 50% of our business coaching costs. Synthesis has numerous approved services with the NZTE capability development voucher scheme. These include marketing plans, export marketing, quick start marketing, marketing audits, collateral, and campaign planning.

Book Island’s business coaching programme included:


In Her Own Words

Thank you very much. I have learnt a lot and I only wish I’d met you sooner.

Greet Pauwelijn, of Book Island.

Book Island has a wonderful Facebook if you’d like to learn more. We wish her well in her expansion in to the United Kingdom and look forward to working with Greet again when she returns to our shores.