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Inch and Grub by Alastair Chisholm | Trilingual book event for kids



Inch and Grub by Alastair Chisholm | Trilingual book event for kids

Reading and discussion on the book "Inch and Grub" with author Alastair Chisholm

Come and join author Alastair Chisholm for one-hour reading and discussion on the book Inch and Grub. You will also get the chance to discover the Italian and French versions of the book. A fun and immersive event for your wee ones!

Inch and Grub: A Story About Cavemen

By Alastair Chisholm and illustrated by David Roberts

Two cavemen invent EVERYTHING! But will they be happy? Inch and Grub are cavemen. Grub’s cave is bigger, and he says that makes him the best. So Inch adds a water feature to his cave. But Grub has made fire! So Inch makes a chair. And a house. And a CAR. Grub, meanwhile, has made a castle and a train and a radio! And so the contest spirals and spirals … until they each have a HUGE wobbling pile of STUFF. But what happens when the piles collapse? A funny story about being competitive and how STUFF is not what matters in life.

Alastair Chisholm is a children's book author and puzzle creator. He is the author of the sci-fi adventures Orion Lost and Adam-2, and picture books The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears and Inch and Grub, amongst others. He has also written books of Sudoku, Kakuro and other puzzles, including the Kids' Book of Sudoku and Kids' Book of Kakuro series. He lives in Edinburgh with his wife, two children and a cat.


Event held in English, Italian and French.

On site at the French Institute in Scotland, George IV Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1EW. 

Event for kids between 3-8 yo.

In partnership with Institut Français d'Ecosse

Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale's primary teachers Cinzia Vispi and Simone Piscopello will read some extracts of the book for the kids.


Free admission but ticketed. BOOK YOUR SPACE HERE

Book online or contact or by phone 0131 285 60 30 to book.


Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022

Time: From 12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

Organized by : Italian Institute of Culture in Edinburgh

In collaboration with : French Institute in Scotland

Entrance : Free


Institut Français d'Ecosse, George Iv Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1EW