G.Willikers! Books & Toys 603 436-7746

Family Fun, Family Run since 1978

Please come exploring soon!


We feel so fortunate for the community support we've received since 1978.


The Breneman Family

Come play with us!

Imagine her future!

Build your own fun!

Portsmouth Love!


STORY TIME: Every Thursday10-10:30

Join us every Thursday (through late August) for Story Time!  We'll choose several books that fit the audience and listen to some of our favorite stories.

Ages 3+ (All are Welcome)


Beloved Maine Author/ Illustrator Chris Van Dusen returns to G.Willikers! on Saturday, Aug. 24th to read and sign copies of his latest book "If I Built a School". 10-12pm

Scott Magoon: September Artist of the Month


Please join us on Friday, Sept. 6th from 5:00 - 8:00pm for an evening of Art & Storytelling.

A little bit about Scott...

"As a native New Englandah, I've been designing, writing and illustrating books for young readers since 2003. Why do I make books? I love putting words and pictures together for kids."

Ryan T. Higgins & Bruce visit G.Willikers!

Ryan T. Higgins will be signing and reading his latest book "Bruce's BIG STORM" at G.Willikers! on Sunday, Sept. 8th from 1:00-3:00pm!

"Bruce's home is already a full house. But when a big storm brings all his woodland neighbors knocking, he'll have to open his door to a crowd of animals in need of shelter—whether he likes it or not."

Silhouette Artist CLAY RICE: Sat. Sept.28th

Clay Rice is an award winning artist and children's book author. Clay will hand cut a silhouette of your loved one.

 His grandfather, Carew Rice, was described by Poet Carl Sandburg as “America’s Greatest Silhouettist” and traveled worldwide, sharing his mesmerizing cutouts with delighted customers.

$48.00 (2 Silhouettes of 1 Child)

Author/ Illustrator Josh Funk Oct. 5th

"Josh Funk writes silly stories and somehow tricks people into publishing them as books."  Accomplished children's author/illustrator Josh Funk will be at G.Willikers! Books & Toys on Saturday, Oct. 5th from 1:00-3:00pm.  His latest book How to Code a Rollercoaster.

Please join us in welcoming Josh back to Portsmouth!

Maine Author/ Illustrator Matt Tavares Visits G.Willikers!

Local author/illustrator Matt Tavares has a new book launching in September that is destined to become a Christmas classic! “Dasher is an adventurous young reindeer with a wish in her heart....snow beneath her hooves and the North Star above her head.”
Matt will be signing and reading his latest book from 1:00-3:00pm on Sunday, November 3rd.

13 Market St. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 436-7746


Monday-Saturday  9:30-8:00pm

Sunday  10:00-6:00pm