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The Edinburgh Bookshop

Storytime Special with Niall Moorjani: Rajiv's Starry Feelings

FREE Event This is a live, in-person event. The Edinburgh Bookshop, 219 Bruntsfield Place Storyteller Niall Moorjani joins us in the shop for a very special storytime where they will read us their debut picture book, Rajiv's Starry Feelings!

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Storytime Special with Niall Moorjani: Rajiv's Starry Feelings
Storytime Special with Niall Moorjani: Rajiv's Starry Feelings

Time & Location

11 Jan 2024, 09:30 – 10:00 GMT

The Edinburgh Bookshop, 219 Bruntsfield Pl, Edinburgh EH10 4DH, UK

About The Event

FREE Event

This is a live, in-person event.

The Edinburgh Bookshop, 219 Bruntsfield Place

Storyteller Niall Moorjani joins us in the shop for a very special storytime where they will read us their debut picture book, Rajiv's Starry Feelings!

Rajiv's Starry Feelings:

Rajiv has feelings for everything. But today he has thrown his lunar rover at the wall and shouted at his sister, andhe doesn’t know why. Luckily, his dad has a suggestion. Together, they climb a tree in the park and look at the stars. If they take their time, they can see their own shyness, their anger and their happiness in pictures in the stars. There’s Rajiv playing catch! There’s Dad cooking curries for dinner! Dad suggests that, just like astronauts use the constellations to navigate, Rajiv uses his emotions to guide his actions. The stars are always there, to show the way.

This is a gentle story about identifying your emotions, and learning to accept them. There will be much to discuss when reading this with a child aged 3 and older. The relationship between Rajiv and his father is warm and loving – it’s great to have a dad character role-modelling talking about feelings. Beautiful illustrations echo the warm, loving conversation and could inspire many star-gazing moments. A gorgeous book that would be lovely to share with pre-schoolers.

About the author:

Niall Moorjani is a Scottish-Indian writer and storyteller. They write for both children and adults, but at the core of all their work are themes of hope, joy and kindness. Niall has performed all over the world and at book festivals including Hay on Wye Festival, Bath and Cheltenham, to audiences in packed theatres, empty libraries, confused bus groups, random passers by and to their dogs. They are the co-founder of the Bedtime Stories collective, and the founder and host of Tales in Tooting, a south London based open mic storytelling evening.

Tickets

  • Rajiv's Starry Feelings +Entry

    With this ticket you will receive one copy of 'Rajiv's Starry Feelings' and event entry for one individual OR one family.

    £12.99
  • Free Entry

    This ticket allows event entry for one individual OR one family.

    £0.00

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