Two Gecko Press family events 5–6 November

Come along to this year’s Verb Readers & Writers Festival and enjoy two Gecko Press family events on 5–6 November.

Head to the City Gallery Wellington on the Sunday for stories, snacks, activities, a story spider web, book making and more. There will be picture book readings in multiple languages — including Free Kid to Good Home — book nooks for cosy reads, interactive crafts, activities and heaps more. And you can join Juliette MacIver, author of The Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist at Capital E on Saturday for a storytelling adventure.

The Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist coverThe Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist!

When: Saturday 5 November 2022

Where: Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Price: Free

Duration: 11am-11.30am or 1pm-1.30pm

Ages: 2-6

Join children’s book author Juliette MacIver at Capital E’s free space, PlayHQ, for a day of story-telling and adventure!

An exuberant rhyming picture book about a school trip to the hills, where no one sees the danger—apart from quiet Liam, who pays attention and saves the day with his particular skill of hiding.

From the world of the acclaimed children’s book, That’s Not a Hippopotamus.

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Free Kid to Good Home

When: Sunday 6 November 2022

Where: City Gallery, Wellington

Price: Free

Duration: 12 pm, 45 mins

Ages: 3+

Parents, take a seat while your kids settle in for Free Kid to Good Home by Hiroshi Ito read in both English and Japanese, and then watch them make a glorious mess of the City Gallery as they make their own ‘Free Kid!’ box to take home.

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