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Vivian French: How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim

Sat 15 Sept, 10-11am. For children aged 3-7 years. Book via Eventbrite.
Join Edinburgh based author Vivian French as she reads from her book How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim. Business is bad at Mrs’ Hippo’s pizza parlour until William has a great idea.
Vivian French is the author of over two hundred books, including the popular series Tales from the Five Kingdoms. This event forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.
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Alastair Chisholm: The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears

Sat 11 Aug, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite

Local author Alastair will launch his action-packed book full of lock-picking princesses and broccoli-wielding ninja frogs. Available at a discounted launch price on the day.

This event forms part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.

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Lynne Rickards: Rowan the Red Squirrel

Sat 17 Mar, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite 
From the creators of the bestselling Skye the Puffling, Lynne Rickards will be joining us to read from the delightful Rowan the Red Squirrel. Set in the Scottish Highlands and featuring some of Scotland’s most famous wildlife, it’s a tale sure to entertain both children and adults alike. The reading will be followed by craft activities.

This forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7.

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Janice Mackay: The Wee Seal

Sat 23 Sept, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite

Set on Orkney, Janice Mackay will read from her beautiful and tenderly illustrated story about a baby seal and its mother.

Literary Littles is our free book club for 2–7 years. All readings are accompanied by a craft exhibition that lets little people process the story on a visual and interactive level.

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