The Croods Competition


It’s the film everyone’s talking about, the makers of Shrek bring you a crazy caveman adventure ‘The Croods’. Here in the library we’ve gone Croods crazy too with books, posters, giant banners and an Easter competition. YOU can win this Croods goody box:


To enter simply draw or make an animal mash up. For example a mousephant is a mixture of a mouse and an elephant:


You need to be a primary school aged child to enter. Drop your entry in to us at the library or post it to Croods Competition, Leith Library, 28 – 30 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH6 4AE by 12th April. Don’t forget to write your name, address and age on the back!

Illustration Workshop

UPDATE: Read about our illustration workshop here

Because we love illustrations we’ve got a treat for you! On Wednesday April 3rd from 2pm – 3pm we have animator and illustrator Rachel Everitt running a workshop to help you with your drawings. Here she is:


And here are some of her wonderful illustrations:

The Harmonica Player

The Durian

The workshop is a great place to come to work on your competition entries and you also get some top tips from an expert.

The workshop is free but limited so book a place in person at the library or alternatively contact us by email or phone  0131 5295517.

If you enjoyed The Croods film why not borrow the books from us here at the library too?



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