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Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!

Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!
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Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!

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@funkids

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English

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Episodes

Danny Wallace, Helena Duggan and Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli

4/9/2018
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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...

Duration:00:42:56

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

4/5/2018
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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...

Duration:00:16:29

Christian O'Connell, MG Leonard and Katherine Woodfine

3/1/2018
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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...

Duration:00:49:07

BONUS: Episode 1 of Story Quest

2/12/2018
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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...

Duration:00:04:59

Lissa Evans and Katherine Rundell

1/26/2018
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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

Duration:00:33:17

Matt Haig, Nadiya Hussain and Olaf Falafel

12/16/2017
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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

Duration:00:40:44

Ali-A and Richard Graham

10/31/2017
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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

Duration:00:19:21

Tom Fletcher and Matt Edmondson

10/15/2017
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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...

Duration:00:39:46

Cressida Cowell, Andy Riley and Simon and Santa Montefiore

10/3/2017
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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...

Duration:00:42:01

Harry Hill, Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas

9/20/2017
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In this edition of The Fun Kids Book Club we hear from three amazing authors: Comedian Harry Hill, Illustrator Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas. We also get the next 5 books to put on your reading list, and hear an exclusive snippet of Matt Millz - Harry Hill's new book! Find out more about everything featured on the podcast on our website at http://www.funkidslive.com

Duration:00:32:47

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

8/31/2017
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In this edition of The Fun Kids Book Club we hear from two of the biggest female authors right now, Robin Stevens and the legend Dame Jaqueline Wilson. We also explore some of the best books to go back to school with and hear a special reading from Max Brooks' new book "Minecraft: The Island". Find out more about everything featured on the podcast on our website at http://www.funkidslive.com

Duration:00:27:55

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

7/28/2017
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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!

Duration:00:40:51

Jacqueline Wilson

6/1/2017
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Bex chats to the legendary author Jacqueline Wilson about her new book called ‘Wave Me Goodbye’, which is set during the Second World War. She’ll be telling us her favourite character in the book, and answering your questions!

Duration:00:08:40

Chris Bradford

5/25/2017
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Bex chats to author Chris Bradford about the new book in the Bodyguard series, ‘Assassin’! Chris chats to Bex about Russia, where the book is set, his method writing and Chris answers Bex’s quick fire questions.

Duration:00:05:26

Peter Bunzl

5/16/2017
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Bex chats to author Peter Bunzl all about his new book Moonlocket! Peter also answers some questions from listeners and we find out how he names his characters!

Duration:00:08:13

Kimberley Wyatt

5/9/2017
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Sean chats to dancer, singer, TV personality and author Kimberly Wyatt to find out all about her brand new book series, the World Elite Dance Academy and the next series of Taking The Next Step!

Duration:00:05:14

Lara Williamson

3/22/2017
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Lara Williamson, author of ‘Just Call Me Spaghetti Hoop Boy’ talks to Bex all about her brand new book, World Book Day, how to get into writing and her previous life writing magazines!

Duration:00:09:41

Peter Bunzl

12/7/2016
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Author of Cogheart Peter Buznl popped into Fun Kids to cha to Bex about his brand new book. He reveals a few secrets about the writing as well as playing our Fun Kids Author Quickfire Round!

Duration:00:04:11

Matt Haig Interview

11/30/2016
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Matt Haig has a new book out called The Girl That Saved Christmas, a follow up to A Boy Called Christmas. He chats to Bex about the book, why he loves writing Christmas books set in the past and takes part in the author quick fire round too!

Duration:00:04:50

Robin Stevens

10/31/2016
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Author Robin Stevens was back in Fun Kids to tell all about her new book Misteltoe and Murder – the fifth book in the Murder Most Unladylike series. We fire quickfire questions her way to find out more about her as an author while also delving deeper into the mystery of the Christmas book!

Duration:00:04:46

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