Every piece of writing or art inspired by a favourite Gecko Press book or character goes in the draw to with a copy of Cornelia and the Jungle Machine!
Celebrate the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults with Unity Books.
Download a tips and tricks sheet from our Curiously Good reading aloud event.
How do you make a picture book? What happens when things aren’t going to plan? How do you get through the longest to-do list in the world? Paul Beavis, award-winning author and illustrator, takes us behind the scenes over at The Sapling. We’re particularly fond of stage 5!
Annual has won the Scholastic New Zealand Award for Best Children’s Book, the Mary Egan Publishing Award for Best Typography, and the first Hachette New Zealand People’s Choice Award. A big congratulations to Spencer Levine, and to all of the winners and finalists. How lovely to have your beautiful books celebrated. To read more, visit… Read more »
The shortlist for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards has been announced, and Little Rabbit is in good company!
Our most recent Curiously Good Book Club event brought reading (and pizza) to three primary schools.
“I wanted my images to fill out this child’s inner world and imagination, and to give it a sense of space and a sense of feeling of a child who knows a little bit of solitude, but also knows joy and humour as well”
“Children do not need pink elephants or cute cats. They want more interesting stories that are new to them.”
Come to Porirua Library and learn how to be a a good reader-alouder!