Fun Kids Book Club

Fun Kids Book Club

By Fun Kids

Join Bex from the children's radio station Fun Kids as she meets top authors who tell her about their books and also read us chapters from them! If you like this, you can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.

Episodes

Sophie Kirtley

Bex speaks to author Sophie Kirtley about her brand new book 'The Wild Way Home'. Plus, an exclusive reading and Sophie's favourite childhood book.
04/07/2018m 36s

Elle McNicoll, Author Of 'A Kind Of Spark'

Elle McNicoll is a debut author! Bex chats to her about her brand new book ('A Kind Of Spark'), plus we hear a reading and find out Elle's favourite childhood book!
13/06/2017m 6s

Derek Landy, Author of the 'Skulduggery Pleasant' Series

Derek Landy joins Bex on the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast to chat about the brand new book in the series! Plus, a reading from the original book and Derek's favourite childhood book!
16/05/2020m 49s

Jenny Pearson Chats To Bex On The Book Club Podcast!

On this episode, Bex is joined by debut author, Jenny Pearson. Bex hears all about 'The Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates', Jenny's favourite childhood book, and we hear a special reading.
02/05/2014m 26s

Judith Eagle on the Fun Kids Book Club

Judith Eagle joined Bex to chat about her brand new book 'The Pear Affair', plus to share her favourite childhood book (and a cheeky reading!)
21/03/2013m 42s

Serena Patel & Michael Rosen

Welcome back to the Fun Kids Book Club 2020! In this episode, Bex chats to author Serena Patel about her brand new book 'Anisha Accidental Detective', plus she hears an exclusive reading and discusses Serena's favourite children's book (it's a good one!) Also, what happened when Bex popped down to the Laugh Out Loud awards to chat to Head Judge, Michael Rosen?
07/03/2020m 41s

BONUS: The Space Programme

Subscribe to The Space Programme by searching for it wherever you're listening to this or by tapping here: https://podfollow.com/tsp The Space Programme is a brand new radio drama from the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Listen to it wherever you get your podcasts and hear it first, 4:30pm every Friday on Fun Kids.
21/02/209m 26s

Hear the Book Club for Kids podcast from USA!

The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is taking a little break. We're going to be chatting to authors in a brand new way soon and we can't wait to invite you to listen. In the meantime, here's one of our favourite podcasts at the moment. It's from the USA and it's called Book Club for Kids.  Each episode, host Kitty Felde chats about a book with three readers. There's also an author interview and a reading from the book by a celebrity! Give a listen, and if you want to be on the show, find out more on their website bookclubforkids.org.
18/01/2022m 13s

The Best of the Book Club 2019!

We're rounding off 2019 and saying Merry Christmas with this jam-packed episode of the Fun Kids Book Club taking us through some of the very best bits from the podcast in 2019.  We have Greg James and Chris Smith, Harry Hill, Sam Copeland, Robin Stevens and A M Howell! Plus 5 of our favourite book recommendations from the year.
25/12/1947m 42s

Julian Clary, John Foley and Tom Fletcher!

In this episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast, we’re chatting to Julian Clary all about his Christmas Cracker book, John Foley pops into the studio to chat about his 'Bear in the Fifth Floor Flat', Bex chats to Tom Fletcher about the Christmasaurus, plus a reading from Ben Miller and three festive reads for December!
14/12/1932m 33s

Ben Miller, Jeff Kinney, David Walliams and Julian Clary!

In this episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast, we’re chatting to author Ben Miller about his brand new book and funnyman Julian Clary reads from The Bolds’! Plus 3 new books for your bookshelf and Bex catches up with David Walliams AND Jeff Kinney!
30/11/1929m 37s

Eoin Colfer, Laura Ellen Anderson and Kaye Umansky!

In this week's episode of the Fun Kids Book Club, Authors Eoin Colfer, Kaye Umansky and Laura Ellen Anderson chat to Bex about their new books, plus we're hearing from the runners up from the Wildverse Poetry competition - read by Ann-Marie Howell, PLUS more new books to add to your bookshelf!
16/11/1932m 56s

Harry Hill and Andy Stanton!

It's another brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club! In this episode, Andy Stanton is back! This time talking all about his new book Paninis of Pompeii, Harry Hill comes in to chat all about the new Matt Millz book, we have an exclusive reading of the new Tracy Beaker book, read by Sheridan Smith AND we’re also sharing some of our favourite releases in the book world - including two spooky selections.
02/11/1924m 14s

Sophy Henn, Jeff Kinney and Jamie Littler!

It's a brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club! In this episode, we hear from brand new author Jamie Littler and he also reads us some of his book, Frostheart! We’re also sharing some of our favourite releases including a brand new book all about a penguin!
18/10/1939m 11s

Dermot O'Leary and Michael Rosen

It's a brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast! In this episode, we hear Conor speaking to Michael Rosen about the funniest children's books and Bex chats to Dermot O'Leary about his brand new book 'Toto The Ninja Car: the Superstar Catastrophe'. We also hear a reading from Dermot! This month, Bex and book expert Imogen have been reading Holes by Louis Sachar. They give their views on the book and set the next read for the Book Club Book Club!  You can get the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast for free on Google and Apple Podcasts or on Spotify.  Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone automatically.
28/09/1924m 24s

Sam Copeland, Kate Wiseman and Julian Clary

It's a brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast! In this episode, Bex is speaking to Sam Copeland, author of the Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex, and Kate Wiseman, who pens the Gangster School series.  We’re also hearing exclusive readings from The Bolds by Julian Clary, read by Julian! There’s also a new book that we’re reading in our real-life book club! This month, Bex and book expert Imogen want you to pick up Holes by Louis Sachar. You might even be reading it in school later this month... You can get the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast for free on Google and Apple Podcasts or on Spotify.  Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone automatically.
13/09/1928m 53s

Robin Stevens and Carlie Sorosiak

In this episode, Robin Stevens is letting us know all about her brand new book in the 'Murder Most Unladylike' series - 'Top Marks For Murder'. Carlie Sorosiak is in the studio for the first time, telling Bex about her brand new book 'I, Cosmo' (a story through the eyes of a golden retriever). The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is also packed with exclusive readings and stuff you won’t hear anywhere else. There’s three book recommendations for you to enjoy and you can join our real-life book club by picking up a copy of The Northern Lights by Philip Pullman. Bex and Imo have finally finished it! What book will they set next ...? Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically.  You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
31/08/1930m 15s

Konnie Huq and John Dougherty

In this episode, Konnie Huq is telling us all about her brand new book, Cookie and The Most Annoying Boy in The World. John Dougherty also spills the beans on his latest story, chatting to Bex all about his brand new book, Mark and Shark: Detectiving and Stuff! The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is also packed with exclusive readings and stuff you won’t hear anywhere else. There’s two book recommendations for you to enjoy and you can join our real-life book club by picking up a copy of The Northern Lights by Philip Pullman.  Imogen gives us the low-down on how far she's gotten and what she thinks of the book so far. You still have two weeks to read it if you've not yet started! Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically.  You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
17/08/1928m 51s

Jo Simmons and Matt Haig

Bex is back and is telling us about her favourite books and authors ever!  In this episode, we hear from the author of 'My Parents cancelled by birthday', Jo Simmons! There’s also an exclusive interview with Matt Haig about the brand new Truth Pixie book and a reading from it!  The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is also packed with exclusive readings and stuff you won’t hear anywhere else. There’s also two book recommendations for you and you can join our book club by reading The Northern Lights by Phillip Pulman.  Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically.  You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
04/08/1924m 46s

Matt Haig and Cressida Cowell

Bex is back and is telling us about her favourite books and authors ever!  In this episode, we hear from the new Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell. Cressida’s the author of How to Train Your Dragon and the Wizards of Once series. The job of Children’s Laureate is to get children excited about books, reading and writing!  There’s also an exclusive interview you won’t hear anywhere else with author Matt Haig about his book, Evie and The Animals, plus a reading from him! The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is also packed with exclusive readings and stuff you won’t hear anywhere else. There’s also five books you should put on your reading list and loads more. Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically.  You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
20/07/1925m 7s

A.M Howell, David Solomons & Christopher Edge

In this episode, we hear from authors David Solomons, Christopher Edge and Ann Marie Howell about their new books. David Solomons is the author of My Cousin is a Time Traveller and My Toaster is Taking Over The World. Christopher Edge is chatting about his book, The Longest Night of Charlie Noon, a tale all about secrets, spies and maybe even a monster! A.M. Howell is the author of The Garden of Lost Secrets, a book set in the middle of the First World War. Plus Imogen’s here to run through books that must be on your reading list – check out the list below! Top 5 July Reads The House of Light by Julia Green Warrior Monkeys and The Volcano Adventure by M.C. Stevens What’s That in Dog Years? by Ben Davis The Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine Doyle The Flat Stanley Collection by Jeff Brown. The Fun Kids Book Club podcast is also packed with exclusive readings and stuff you won’t hear anywhere else. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast so you never miss an episode!
06/07/1934m 17s

Ed Clarkle, Abi Elphinstone & Derek Landy

Every month, Bex tells us about her favourite books and authors ever! It all happens in the Fun Kids Book Club podcast. June’s episode is out right now! In this month’s episode, Ed Clarke is chatting about his brand new book The Secret Dragon! In The Secret Dragon, Mari Jones is desperate to be a real scientist, even though she’s only eleven. So when she discovers a tiny dragon while fossil hunting on the beach, she’s sure she can find a good scientific explanation – as long as she can keep it hidden long enough to study it. Click here to find out more about The Secret Dragon! June’s Fun Kids Book Club Podcast also features exclusive bits from Matt Haig’s brand new book, Evie and The Animals. The book focuses on eleven-year-old Evie who has a talent – a super-talent! A talent that can let her hear the thoughts of an elephant, and make friends with a dog and a sparrow! The only problem is, this talent is dangerous. At least, that’s what her dad says… Click here to find out more about Evie and The Animals! Abi Elphinstone pops into the studio to tell us about her book Rumblestar… In that story, eleven-year-old Casper Tock hates risks, is allergic to adventures and shudders at the thought of unpredictable events. So, it comes as a nasty shock to him when he accidentally stumbles into Rumblestar, an Unmapped Kingdom full of magical beasts! Click here to find out more about Rumblestar! And we’re also hearing from Skulduggery Pleasant author Derek Landy! The next book in the series, Bedlam, came out recently. In Bedlam, Valkyrie is sucked into a desperate, lawless quest – he has no choice but to become the hero he never really wanted to be… Click here to find out more about Bedlam! In the podcast there’s also tonnes of book recommendations and more. Find out more in the Fun Kids Book Club podcast with Bex, out now! You can get the Fun Kids Book Club Podcast for free on Google and Apple Podcasts or on Spotify. Subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically. You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
07/06/1940m 21s

John Boyne, Danny Wallace and Football School!

Every month, Bex tells us about her favourite books and authors in the Fun Kids Book Club podcast. Here's May's episode and it's packed with interviews, exclusive readings, and more. In this episode, the guys from Football School pop in to chat all about the beautiful game and our friend Danny Wallace is back to tell us all about his new book, Hamish and The Monster Patrol. In Hamish and The Monster Patrol, things are afoot in Starkley… again! Out in the ocean, something’s on the move. Something BIG. Something that might change everything! While most of Starkley’s inhabitants have fled or gone into lockdown, Hamish and his pals in the PDF are coming up with a plan, because if they don’t save the world then who will?! - If that wasn't enough, John Boyne talks to Bex all about his new book My Brother's Name is Jessica. That story follows a character called Sam Waver who idolises his older brother, Jason. Sam Waver’s life has always been pretty quiet. A bit of a loner, he struggles to make friends, and his busy parents often make him feel invisible. Luckily for Sam, his older brother, Jason, has always been there for him. But then one evening Jason calls his family together to tell them that he’s been struggling with a secret for a long time. A secret which quickly threatens to tear them all apart. His parents don’t want to know and Sam simply doesn’t understand. Because what do you do when your brother says he’s not your brother at all? That he’s actually… your sister? -  Plus, there are readings from comedian and author of The Bolds, Julian Clary. He's reading from his new book, The Bolds in Trouble. And as if all of that wasn't enough, we tell you the five books that should be on your reading list this May – check them out below. Five Books For Your May Reading List The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle My Brothers Name is Jessica by John Boyne Taylor & Rose Secret Agents by Katherine Woodfine Theodore Boone The Accomplice by John Grisham Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day by Dominique Valente Don't forget to subscribe, so you get new shows delivered to your phone every month automatically. You can also get the Fun Kids Book Club podcast in the free Fun Kids app, online at FunKidsLive.com
03/05/1942m 20s

Greg James and Chris Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Steven Butler!

Here's a brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club podcast! In it, Greg James and Chris Smith chat about their latest book, Kid Normal and The Shadow Machine. Steven Butler also pops up. He's chatting about The Nothing to See Here Hotel: Sea-ing is Believing!
30/03/1939m 39s

Harriet Muncaster, Alex Milway and Sam Copeland

In the February edition of The Book Club Podcast, author of 'Charlie changes into a chicken', Sam Copeland pops into the studio, Harriet Muncaster comes in to chat to Bex all about the brand new book in the Isadora Moon series, in which Isadora goes to her first human sleepover (which can be very confusing for a half-vampire, half-fairy girl!), and finally Alex Milway comes in to chat about his hilarious new book, 'Hotel Flamingo', which follows the story of Anna who renovates a once-grand hotel left to her by her Great Aunt Mathilde. But all the guests are staff are animals, which will surely make things a bit more difficult! Plus 5 more brilliant books to add to your reading list! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
27/02/1936m 36s

Celia Rees, Amber Lee Dodd and Hilary Mackay

In the first Book Club of 2019, Amber Lee Dodd joins Bex to chat all about her new book 'Lightning chase me home', the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award, Hilary Mackay, talks about her book 'The Skylark's War', and finally Celia Rees joined Bex to chat about her fantasy book 'Glass town wars', and to give us a reading! Plus 5 books to kick off your 2019 reading list. Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
29/01/1935m 2s

Ben Miller, Danny Wallace and Steven Butler

Merry Christmas! We have 5 especially festive books to read over the holidays, plus Steven Butler is in talking about the latest in the Dog Diaries series, Danny Wallace is back to chat to Bex about his new book and gets inducted into Fun Kids, and Ben Miller comes in for a chat and a reading from his book 'The Night I Met Father Christmas'.  Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
22/12/1841m 38s

Matt Haig, Jacqueline Wilson and David Solomons

Jacqueline Wilson joins us in the Book Club to chat all about her book 'My Mum Tracy Beaker'. Also in the club is David Solomons, who has written a book all about the brand new Doctor Who! And finally Matt Haig chats to Bex all about his book 'The Truth Pixie', and gives us a little introduction to the book.  Book expert Imogen is also back with 5 more reads to potentially pop on your Christmas list!
07/12/1838m 10s

Book Club Halloween Special!

It's Halloween!  We have 5 spooky pics to read on this Hallows eve, plus Laura Ellen Anderson is in talking about Amelia Fang, Olivia Lomenech Gill and Jim Kay, Illustrators of Harry Potter and the Fantastic Beasts books chat to Frankie, and we have some spooky readings for you as well!  Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
31/10/1832m 46s

Vashti Harrison, Robin Stevens and Cornelia Funke!

It's time for an October book club!  Cornelia Funke chats to Dan all about her new book 'The Glass of Lead and Gold', Robin Stevens pops into the studio to tell Bex all about what Hazel and Daisy are getting up to in the seventh in the 'murder most unladylike' series, and finally Vashti Harrison tells us all about her book 'Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History' - a collection of true stories about 40 black women who shaped history.  Book expert Imogen is also back with 5 more reads to add to your book wish-list!
27/10/1837m 50s

Emma Shevah, Kate Wiseman and TWO readings!

Two author interviews and two author readings to sink your teeth into this month! First up, it's Emma Shevah, chatting all about her fab new book 'What Lexie Did' and her greek-cypriot family, then Kate Wiseman pops in to chat all about the latest in her 'Gangster School' series! We also have two brilliant readings from David Baddiel's 'Head Kid' and Julian Clary's 'The Bolds in Trouble'! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
14/09/1831m 46s

David Solomons, Adrian Edmondson and Matt Brown!

This month's Book Club is the perfect companion for the summer holidays.  David Solomons joins Bex to chat his book 'My arch enemy is a brain in a jar',  then it's Adrian Edmondson talking about his book 'Junkyard Jack and the Horse that Talked', and finally, Matt Brown comes into Fun Kids to shout about his book 'Aliens invaded my Talent Show', and to read us a bit from it.  Plus we have 5 new books to read this summer holidays!
11/08/1836m 9s

Dr Janina Ramirez, Nicki Thornton and Steven Butler

This month's Book Club is another stonker!  Dr Janina Ramirez comes into the studio to chat to Bex all about her book "Riddle of the Runes" and her fascination with all things Viking. Then Nicki Thornton pops by to talk about 'The Last Chance Hotel', and finally, Steven Butler joins Bex in the studio to tell her all about his 'Dog Diaries' and telling the story from a dog's perspective.  Plus we have 5 new books to add to your reading list!
26/07/1838m 46s

Julian Clary, Christopher Edge and Sophie Anderson

This month's Book Club is another stonker!  Christopher Edge comes in to chat to Bex about his book 'The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day', and his fascination with science. Then Julian Clary and David Roberts pop by to talk about the brand new book in the Bolds series and how they come up with their hilarious ideas. And, finally, Sophie Anderson joins Bex in the studio to tell her all about her brand new debut novel 'The House with Chicken Legs', how it's inspired by folk tales and why chicken legs?! Sophie also sticks around to give us a reading from The House with Chicken Legs and book expert Imogen rounds-up the 5 best books to around right now! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
04/05/1841m 25s

Danny Wallace, Helena Duggan and Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli

This month's Book Club is jam packed with book goodness! First up, Helena Duggan, chatting all about her brilliant book 'A Place called Perfect', and what inspired her vision for the story. Then Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, the authors of the 'Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls' books pop into the studio to chat all about the second book and their favourite inspiring women, and finally friend of the show, Danny Wallace joins Bex to chat about babies, peeing and of course, his new book 'Hamish and the Baby Boom'.  Danny also sneaks in a reading from Hamish, we round-up the 5 best books to around right now and Conor chats to two listeners about their all time favourite books! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
09/04/1842m 56s

The Fun Kids Gaming Show: Terrible voice actors and Detective Pikachu!

On the Fun Kids Gaming Show this week, N60 Sean is checking out the new Detective Pikachu game for 3DS, and Pikachu has an interesting voice... Inspired by Pikachu's voice, we're counting down the 5 worst gaming voice actors and hearing about your hardest gaming challenges. Listen to the Fun Kids Gaming Show live every Sunday at 2pm, and subscribe to the podcast here: http://funkidslive.com/game  Sponsored by: GLITCH! The ultimate magazine for anyone who wants to know cool facts about your fave games, TV, and online videos!
05/04/1816m 12s

Christian O'Connell, MG Leonard and Katherine Woodfine

Three fab authors join Bex in the Book Club this month! First up, it's Christian O'Connell, chatting all about making radio when he was young and how Grandad is getting involved in the second of the 'Radio Boy' books. Beetle expert and brilliant author MG Leonard talks all about her book 'Beetle Boy: Battle of the Beetles', how she used to hate insects and how incredible they are and finally, author and broadcaster Katherine Woodfine joins Bex to chat book recommendations and her podcast 'Down the Rabbit Hole'. MG Leonard also sneaks in a reading from Beetle Boy: Battle of the Beetles and we round-up the 5 best books to around right now that you need to stick on your reading list! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
01/03/1849m 8s

BONUS: Episode 1 of Story Quest

Story Quest is the new story podcast from Fun Kids. With a new episode each week, it’s perfect for listening on long car journeys or just before bed. As a fan of the Fun Kids Book Club, we thought you might like to hear the first Story Quest episode - Bryony Brownwell's Mystery Project. If you like this, subscribe to 'Story Quest - Stories for Kids' on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from, and you’ll get it free to your phone or tablet each week! Search ‘Story Quest’ or download from the free Fun Kids app and at funkidslive.com/podcasts.
12/02/184m 59s

Lissa Evans and Katherine Rundell

The Costa Book Awards winner, Katherine Rundell chats to Bex all about her book The Explorer this week in the Book Club.  Lissa Evans author of Wed Wabbit, also chats to Bex about her book and about writing in rhyme. Plus, Frankie and Bex give a glimpse at Harry Potter book night and Imogen is back with 5 books to kick off your 2018! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
27/01/1833m 17s

Matt Haig, Nadiya Hussain and Olaf Falafel

On this Christmas special episode of the Fun Kids Book Club, we have three brilliant authors chatting about their christmassy books!  Nadiya also gives us a reading of a poem from her book, and Imogen gives us 5 christmas picks to read this holiday season.  Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
17/12/1740m 45s

Ali-A and Richard Graham

On this Halloween episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Sean chats to YouTube star Ali-A about his new book Ali-A Adventures: Game On, and Dan is joined in the studio by Richard Graham, author and illustrator of The Cranky Caterpillar.  Richard also gives us an exclusive reading of the book, plus Imogen joins bex for 5 top spooky stories for Halloween.  Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
31/10/1719m 24s

Tom Fletcher and Matt Edmondson

Three authors in the Fun Kids studio on this episode of the Book Club. First up, Frankie catches up with author, magician and radio star Matt Edmondson about his brand new interactive book 'The Greatest Magician in the World.' McFly star, vlogger and author Tom Fletcher is in the studio chatting to Bex all about his W H Smith book club, and finally, it's the return of Andy Riley! Andy gives us a special reading of chapter 2 from King Flashypants and the Toys of Terror, plus, Imogen joins us in the studio to give us 5 books to read this October!  Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
15/10/1739m 52s

Cressida Cowell, Andy Riley and Simon & Santa Montefiore

Four amazing authors pop in for your latest installment of The Fun Kids Book Club. Kicking us off, legend Cressida Cowell chats to Bex all about her brand new series The Wizards of Once, author, fab drawer and all round funny guy Andy Riley talks to us about the new King Flashypants book, and Simon and Santa Montefiore are chatting the latest book in the Royal Rabbits of London series.  Andy also gives us an exclusive reading from King Flashypants and the Toys of Terror and we give you a peek at the 5 best books around to top up your reading list! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
03/10/1742m 8s

Harry Hill, Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas

Not one, not two... but three incredible authors join us this episode! Comedian Harry Hill pops in to chat about his book Matt Millz, doodle expert Jon Burgerman talks to us about Rhyme Crime, and Scarlett Thomas tells us more about Dragon's Green! There's also an exclusive reading from Harry Hill and we round-up the 5 best books to around right now that you need to stick on your reading list! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
20/09/1732m 53s

Jaqueline Wilson, Robin Stevens and a Minecraft reading from Max Brooks!

It's an epic episode where we're joined by two of the biggest authors around - Robin Stevens, the creator of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries series, and the legendary Dame Jacqueline Wilson of Tracy Beaker and Hatty Feather fame! There's also an exclusive reading from Max Brooks' Minecraft: The Island - the world's first ever Minecraft novel - and we round-up the 5 best books to go back to school with! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.com
31/08/1728m 0s

Greg James & Chris Smith plus Jim Smith and our Book Club holiday picks!

In the first edition of the Fun Kids Book Club, we hear what happened when Dan met Greg James and Chris Smith to chat about their book 'Kid Normal', Bex meets Jim Smith, author of 'Future Rat Boy 2' and he gives us a sneak peak too!  Plus top 5 book picks for the holidays and Frankie tells us all about his favourite book of all time!
28/07/1740m 52s
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