Coffee & Tea
sit in/take away
cakes and snacks
free wifi

non fiction &
children's books
ordering service

book tokens
range of gifts
and stationery

books clubs
venue space

7 days
from 8.30am
until late


 Whats on ...

18th November
Edinburgh University Presents its Guest Writers Series Tony O'neill.
time:  6.00pm

10th December
Christmas Party:
Mingle over mulled delights and Christmas Treats 

time: from 5.30pm

12th December

Edinburgh University Presents its Guest Writers Series Helen Oyeyemi
time:  6.00pm

  Weekend Story Time

The Drama Mill
, is a new and exciting company who specialise in drama workshops for children aged 3-7. Through role play, dance, movement and songs the Drama Mill encourages each child to develop key skills in communication, problem solving, teamwork, co-ordination and creativity. If you are interested in an active fun filled session that will make your child feel 10ft tall then this is the activity for you

day: Sundays

time:  11:00-12:00   


 Writer in Residence...

We are delighted to announce
that bestselling Young Adult
Cat Clarke will be our
Writer-in-Residence from
Thursday 14th February.

Cat has written children's non-fiction books and edited the Horrible Histories series. Her first novel for young adults, Entangled, won the 2012 Redbridge Teenage Book Award and was longlisted for the 2012 Branford Boase Award. She is the co-founder of The Lighthouse, a children's literary consultancy

Cat will be here every couple of weeks, writing her next
book (and drinking tea!).
Please drop in any time between 2.00 - 5.00p.m. if you have any questions about

- writing children's/Young Adult books
- how to get a book published

- how to get a job in publishing

She’s very friendly, happy to help and would love to chat about the above or indeed any related writing/bookish matters!

For further information please get in touch at
info@lookingglassbooks.com or www.catclarke.com @cat_clarke