Come along to this year’s Verb Readers & Writers Festival and enjoy two Gecko Press family events on 5–6 November.
The Grizzled Grist Does Not Exist!
When: Saturday 5 November 2022
Where: Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington
Duration: 11am-11.30am or 1pm-1.30pm
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
Duration: 12 pm, 45 mins
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.