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An award-winning Hippopotamus!

That’s Not A Hippopotamus wins Best Picture Book at the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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Curiously Good Event: Publishers at Unity Books

Celebrate the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults with Unity Books.

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Curiously Good Event: Reading aloud

Download a tips and tricks sheet from our Curiously Good reading aloud event.

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Our first Curiously Good Book Club event

On May 25 we had our first Curiously Good Book Club event! With our partners at Space Place, we launched Sabrina Malcolm’s Zeustian Logic and gazed at the stars.  The planetarium was filled with old and new friends, with booksellers, authors, teachers and readers. We would love to organise more events like this one. But for that,… Read more »

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The Guardian’s best new picture books

My Pictures after the Storm is in good company in this Guardian roundup of the best new picture books and novels for children. Sitting next to a bespectacled mole, a mermaid and a love song to the planet, this book is described as “Clever, playful, with a mordant edge, this is sophisticated silliness in warm shades… Read more »

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Hot Chocolate Club 2017

On the first Wednesday of the month at 10.00 am, Publisher Julia Marshall invites a group of eight children to visit Gecko Press for a glass of chocolate milk and discussion about books, blurbs, pictures, words… If you would like to bring a group of eight  8-11 year olds (through your school or a group of friends) please email info@geckopress.com to… Read more »

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To open the oversize pages of “Timeline: A Visual History of Our World” is to invite mild feelings of stress: As much as you want to pore over each busy historical tableau... you may want to rush forward to see what comes next...

Wall Street Journal

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