Rainy day activity: Watch ‘Mrs Mo’s Monster’ online

Love the book? Now you can listen and watch Author and Illustrator Paul Beavis read aloud Mrs Mo’s Monster.


(This video was filmed inside Wellington Central Library with the generous permission of Paul Beavis and Gecko Press)


Mrs Mo’s Monster is also available as an eBook. Check out the further adventures of the Monster in the sequel ‘Hello World!

You can find more video storytimes at the Stories Online page. Enjoy!


The Hobbit – Production videos

The second Hobbit move – The Desolation of Smaug, is due to be released in New Zealand on December 12th.

Peter Jackson, the director, has been posting production diary videos online since he started filming The Hobbit to give us a behind the scenes look at how the movie was made. He’s continued this tradiation with some new video diaries for The Desolation of Smaug. The videos are interesting, fascinating and funny.

Over the next month, leading up the movie’s release, we’ll be posting some of the videos here.

Here’s video #1

While you’re waiting for the movie release you could watch the first Hobbit movie, or read the book.