G.Willikers! will once again host a Waldo search in downtown Portsmouth for the entire month of July! Candlewick Press (Waldo’s publisher) is sending buttons and other goodies for kids and families who find all 25 mini Waldo’s in local shops and businesses. Find all 25 and you'll be entered into a Raffle to win Waldo books & other wonderful gifts from each business hiding a Waldo!
Kimberly Cooper: Artist of the Month
Pop in to G.Willikers! We're featuring the artwork of local painter Kimberly Cooper. Her inspired eye and deft touch have created beautiful watercolors of seacoast area beaches and more!
Original paintings & prints available for purchase!
Head to the back of the store to our ever changing gallery and play space.
This series New England by author Jerry Pallotta has literally sold millions of books since their introduction. Children the world over are fortunate that Jerry Pallotta decided to stop selling insurance and write children’s books instead.
Pallotta’s books not only make reading fun and interesting, he sneaks in fundamental basic reading, writing and comprehension skills under the guise of adventure, facts as “trivia” and “fun facts.”
August Artist of the Month: Patrick Healy
Patrick Healey is a colorist, a landscape painter living and working in Portsmouth New Hampshire.
His art career began in the late 70’s while studying in Rome, Italy.
He has been exhibiting artwork for more than 30 years.
Patrick has even used his talents to paint a portrait of #13 Market St. in Portsmouth the home of G.Willikers! Books & Toys
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