Gecko Press and The Children’s Bookshop warmly invite you to the launch of The Mapmakers’ Race by Eirlys Hunter.
A bumper crop of excellent books for young New Zealand readers have today been announced as the 33 finalists in the 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
The Book Discussion Scheme has thought about us and is organising a Book Night on Tuesday 22 May. The rules are simple: wherever you are and whatever you do, between 5pm and midnight, pick a book – a curiously good book is always a good choice – and treat yourself with at least 15 minutes of reading…. Read more »
Jacinda Adern sent a collection of children’s books from New Zealand to the royal baby. The selection of books were carefully chosen by author Kate De Goldi.
We think The Old Man should be in every school… In April, donate a copy of The Old Man to a school (New Zealand only) and the school will go in the draw to win 10 curiously good books!
Joy Cowley and Ulf Stark didn’t get the Hans Christian Andersen Award, but it was already an amazing achievement to be shortlisted… Some photos from the conference
Here’s our selection of our favourite books just in time for Easter!
Following an overstock delivery, our offices are packed and we need to make some room! So we’ve decided to organise a massive sale on specific (curiously good!) books: get 5 books for $50. And the first 10 orders will come with a Poo Bum bag! Order at https://goo.gl/xEKNHY If you would like a different combination of… Read more »
As part of the Readers and Writers Festival come enjoy a morning of children’s book readings by storytellers and members of Wellington’s diverse multicultural community. As part of the Readers and Writers Festival come enjoy a morning of children’s book readings by storytellers and members of Wellington’s diverse multicultural community. Come celebrate the growing wealth of children’s… Read more »
Morris Gleitzman – just named Australian Children’s Laureate – shared his advice for parents of book-loathing little ones, who want to teach them the joy of reading… He talked to Mamamia about the books he fell in love with when he was a child… At the age of nine, the one that had you hiding under your… Read more »