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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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London, United Kingdom

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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

Book Club Halloween Special!

10/31/2018
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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

Duration:00:32:45

Vashti Harrison, Robin Stevens and Cornelia Funke!

10/27/2018
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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...

Duration:00:37:49

Emma Shevah, Kate Wiseman and TWO readings!

9/14/2018
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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:...

Duration:00:31:45

David Solomons, Adrian Edmondson and Matt Brown!

8/11/2018
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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!

Duration:00:36:08

Dr Janina Ramirez, Nicki Thornton and Steven Butler

7/26/2018
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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!

Duration:00:38:22

Julian Clary, Christopher Edge and Sophie Anderson

5/4/2018
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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...

Duration:00:41:24

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 & 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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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:...

Duration:00:32:47

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

8/31/2017
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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...

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