Māori Language Week is just around the corner! We have just released Paraweta – the te reo Maori version of the much-loved Poo Bum… Indeed, we’re regularly asked for Māori editions of our books and we couldn’t resist choosing Simon. The book is very loved by children, and the language play is a joy for readers of… Read more »
Gecko Press and the Curiously Good Book Club are excited to take part in Wellington On a Plate… Join us in Featherston for a lunch with author and illustrator Gavin Bishop and his Cook(s) to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour’s journey! Gavin Bishop will speak about food and life aboard the Endeavour: from Pease Pudding… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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.