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...
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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 -...
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Story time at the Katherine Mansfield House and Garden

Bring your children under-5 along for a story time session with curiously good books on Thursday 22 March 2018 from 1 pm to 1:45 pm at the Katherine...

Lots in Translation at the National Library

As part of the Readers and Writers Festival come enjoy a morning of children's book readings by storytellers and members of Wellington’s diverse multicultural...

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...