French Edinburgh

Atelier jeunesse : Madly Chatterjee, The Children of Slowville

05-10-2019 10:30 - 05-10-2019 11:30
French Institute
West Parliament Square Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Imagine a greener and kinder world! Imagine a child-friendly, animal-friendly, car-free, eco-friendly city… Welcome to Slowville! Follow the children of Slowville in their everyday life and you will see, no need to be a super-hero to have a life full of adventures! 

Children books author and illustator Madly Chatterjee will offer a reading of her Children of Slowville books followed by a workshop which will blend drawing and colouring with story-making.

About Madly Chatterjee 
Madly Chatterjee is a children books author and illustrator. The two first volumes of the Children of Slowville series were published in 2019. They deal with core values such as respecting the environment, animals and other human beings. Each volume is bilingual and for children from 3 to 9.

Find Madly Chatterjee on Facebook and Instagram.

Event details

Atelier jeunesse : Madly Chatterjee, The Children of Slowville 
Saturday, 5 October 2019 | 10.30 – 11.30 am 

Institut français d’Ecosse 
Médiathèque Sir Patrick Geddes (1st floor) 
West Parliament Square 
Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Access Details 
The Institut français d’Ecosse and the Médiathèque Sir Patrick Geddes are accessible with step-free access available at West Parliament Square and George IV Bridge.

Book directly online or contact us at 0131 285 6030 or ifecosse.edimbourg-cslt

IFE Membership and discount rates 
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