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A whole town (and even more) to listen to Joy Cowley

Last Sunday, the grey sky and the drizzle were a call to stay in and to gather all the family to celebrate Mother’s Day. After lunch, you were quite a few to have another great idea: to go to Featherston Booktown 2018. Gecko Press was there, as was one of our favourite curiously good writer:… Read more »

Featherston Booktown 2018

Next Sunday, on the 13th of May, don’t miss the opportunity to meet and to listen to award winning writer Joy Cowley while she will give a reading for children at Featherston Booktown 2018! Adults and children alike will be able to enjoy several stories read, such as Snake and Lizard – which celebrates 10 years… Read more »

Read Around the World at Porirua library

Our friends at the Porirua library have a wonderful holiday programme with something for kids of all ages – from toddlers to teens – and their adults, these April School Holidays. The Read Around the World programme – with activities for pre- and primary schoolers – include a very special late night event for teenagers and adults, My… Read more »

Curiously Good End of Year Party

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 »

A Breakfast Talk with Sarah Wilkins

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 »