World Read Aloud Day 2018

1st of February is World Read Aloud Day 2018! Why World Read Aloud Day? We think everyone in the world should get to read and write. Every...

Frida Nilsson’s blog tour

To celebrate the release of “The Ice Sea Pirates” in the UK, Frida Nilsson did a blog tour from January 16 to January 24… Extracts, interviews,...

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...

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...

Halloween Storytime – Wolfy by Grégoire Solotareff

There was once a rabbit who’d never seen a wolf and a wolf who’d never seen a rabbit… Come along and join in our special...

Curiously Good Event: The Longest Breakfast Launch

Who wants breakfast? The Children’s Bookshop and Gecko Press invite you to the launch of The Longest Breakfast by Jenny Bornholdt and Sarah Wilkins. Join us for a joyful launch with...

Curiously Good Event: Juliette MacIver at Scorpio Books

What rhymes with Hippopotamus? This Bookshop Day, come and try out your best rhymes with Juliette MacIver at Scorpio Books. Juliette is author of That’s Not a Hippopotamus!, winner...

Curiously Good Event: Publishers at Unity Books

Celebrate Children’s Books in Wellington Ahead of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults on Monday, Unity Books invites publishers of shortlisted titles to...

Curiously Good Event: Reading aloud

At Gecko Press, we read aloud whenever we are close to finishing a book, to check how it feels in the mouth and the...

Helper and Helper visit the Marlborough Book Festival

The Marlborough Book Festival  (28 to 30 July) is an annual weekend of wonderful writers, curious audiences and beautiful Marlborough locations. This year, Helper and Helper (and Joy...