Award-winning French picture book author-illustrators Clotilde Perrin (Inside the Villains) and Eric Veillé (Encyclopedia of Grannies and My Pictures after the Storm) are touring New Zealand in May for the Embassy of France’s Les Petits Kiwis (Reading Kiwis) Festival in association with Gecko Press, Alliance Francaise and Institut Francais.
Gecko Press and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra invite you to join APO 4 Kids Storytime fun-filled concert for pre-schoolers and families and celebrate storytelling together.
In Harsu and the Werestoat Barbara has created an ambitious, original time-shifting world, built on humour, character, and drama – underpinned by a deep and ancient sense of morality.
Here we are… a month before Christmas!
Need recommendations? Let’s start with a selection of books for babies and toddlers…
We are excited to announce that The Visitor has been named a Best Illustrated Book of the Year by The New York Times/The New York Public Library
Gecko Press and Scorpio Books warmly invite you to celebrate the release of Cook’s Cook, the Cook who Cooked for Captain Cook by Gavin Bishop at Tūranga (New Central Library in Christchurch).
In her warm and engaging talk ‘The Power of Story’, Joy Cowley will draw on a lifetime’s experience of inspiring children to read.
Gecko Press warmly invites you to toast the festive season with us! When: Saturday 25 November 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm: come along with your children for storytime, workshops with Juliette MacIver (from 3 yrs) & Paul Beavis (from 9 yrs), do some Christmas shopping – The Children’s Bookshop staff will give you their best advice! 7.30 pm to late: enjoy drinks (homemade Curiously Good… Read more »
Based sometimes in Wellington and sometimes in Paris, illustrator Sarah Wilkins has an international career working for some of the world’s leading publications. Sarah recently published The Longest Breakfast – A rambunctious story about the best meal of the day. RSVP here to join us for a talk about her artistic life between France and New Zealand. Koha… Read more »
What rhymes with Hippopotamus? This Bookshop Day, come and try out your best rhymes with Juliette MacIver in Christchurch.