Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
An Evening With Barbara Else and the Gecko Press Team at The Children's Bookshop, Kilbirnie, Wellington
October 26th at 7pm
Barbara will be talking about her award-winning book The Travelling Restaurant, and Julia,(right), Jane and Rachel from the Gecko Press team will talk about the Gecko story and how they became the coolest boutique publisher around.
Guests will get a sneak preview of their new titles, including the much-awaited Poo Bum, and D.E.S.I.G.N (the companion book to H.O.U.S.E,) and a wide selection of their books will be available to purchase.
There will be free gifts, special prize draws, and wine and nibbles. Tickets are $10 each, strictly limited to 50 people only, with all proceeds going to The Altrusa Club of Wellington's Literacy Appeal.