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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.

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.

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London, United Kingdom

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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.

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@funkids

Language:

English

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Episodes

Derek Landy, Author of the 'Skulduggery Pleasant' Series

5/16/2020
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!

Duration:00:20:48

Jenny Pearson Chats To Bex On The Book Club Podcast!

5/2/2020
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.

Duration:00:14:25

Judith Eagle on the Fun Kids Book Club

3/21/2020
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!)

Duration:00:13:41

Serena Patel & Michael Rosen

3/7/2020
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?

Duration:00:20:41

BONUS: The Space Programme

2/21/2020
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.

Duration:00:09:25

Hear the Book Club for Kids podcast from USA!

1/18/2020
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...

Duration:00:22:12

The Best of the Book Club 2019!

12/24/2019
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.

Duration:00:47:42

Julian Clary, John Foley and Tom Fletcher!

12/13/2019
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!

Duration:00:32:33

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

11/29/2019
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!

Duration:00:29:36

Eoin Colfer, Laura Ellen Anderson and Kaye Umansky!

11/16/2019
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!

Duration:00:32:56

Harry Hill and Andy Stanton!

11/2/2019
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.

Duration:00:24:13

Sophy Henn, Jeff Kinney and Jamie Littler!

10/18/2019
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!

Duration:00:39:10

Dermot O'Leary and Michael Rosen

9/28/2019
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...

Duration:00:24:47

Sam Copeland, Kate Wiseman and Julian Clary

9/13/2019
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...

Duration:00:29:21

Robin Stevens and Carlie Sorosiak

8/31/2019
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...

Duration:00:31:10

Konnie Huq and John Dougherty

8/17/2019
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...

Duration:00:29:39

Jo Simmons and Matt Haig

8/4/2019
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...

Duration:00:25:12

Matt Haig and Cressida Cowell

7/20/2019
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...

Duration:00:25:35

A.M Howell, David Solomons & Christopher Edge

7/6/2019
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...

Duration:00:35:04

Ed Clarkle, Abi Elphinstone & Derek Landy

6/7/2019
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...

Duration:00:40:21