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Orion Lost with Alastair Chisholm and Dynamic Earth

Part of the Connected: Space series

Video Watch now: Orion Lost with Alastair Chisholm and Dynamic Earth

Master storyteller, Alastair Chisholm, joins the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour!

Alastair discusses creative writing, reads from his sci-fi adventure novel, Orion Lost, and plays 'You are the Captain' with pupils in this digital tour event.

He is also joined by Dr Alastair Bruce, Dynamic Earth's very own resident Astronomer. Both Alastairs answer pupils' questions about ​writing stories, space exploration and movies like Star Wars.

Book Week Scotland

Watch this On Demand video during Book Week Scotland from 15-21 November 2021. You can find more activity ideas and resources tied to the theme of Celebration in our Book Week Scotland learning resource(this will open in a new window).

Extra resources

To help you make the most of this event, here are some useful extra resources and activities:

Scottish Friendly Assurance

Scottish Friendly Assurance has been sponsoring the tour for over 20 years(this will open in a new window). Through its support, The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour reaches an average of 6,000 children every year in a vast range of communities, from rural schools with as few as 8 pupils to 2,000 seat theatres.

Scottish Friendly Assurance is a progressive and modern financial services group, which has been around for over 150 years. It provides investors and families with a wide range of financial products.

You can find out more about Scottish Friendly on their website(this will open in a new window).

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