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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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Fun Kids UK

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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

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English

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Folder Media 96a Curtain Road London EC2A 3AA +442077397880


Episodes

How to Rule the GALAXY with David Solomons!

7/27/2022
What would you do if your mum went missing? Frances Moloney author of the Mystery of the Missing Mum joins us to chat about just that with an exclusive reading too! Out of this world author David Solomons chats to us about his new book, A Beginners Guide to Ruling the Galaxy and who he was inspired by for his main (and rudest!) character. And Bex has picked out some of the hottest books right now to get stuck into! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:40

Live from the Barnes Literature Festival and.... Punjabi Zombies?!?!

7/13/2022
Sean from the breakfast show has recently visited the Barnes Literature festival and catches us up on all that happened there, including his chats with Horrible Histories Simon Farnaby, David Baddiel and Chris Smith! We also hear an exclusive reading from Humza Arshad, comedian and author of the Little Badman Series ,with the latest book out now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:46

Glow in the Dark Squirrels and Winner of the Carnegie Greenaway Award!

6/28/2022
Winner of the YOTO Carnegie Greenaway Award, Katya Balen joins us to chat about her winning book October October and we hear from some of the shadowers who were at the event on behalf of their school! We also get an exclusive reading from Lucy Brandt, author of the Leonara Bolt series and we have a list of the hottest books out right now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:45

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone 25th Anniversary Special!

6/22/2022
Join Fun Kids presenters Bex and Dan for this very special episode of Book Worms as they celebrate and remember the 25th Anniversary of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone! Featuring interviews with children across the country, and the original cover illustrator Thomas Taylor, prepare to relive where the magical series began. On 26 June this year Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone celebrates its 25th anniversary! Since 1997, the adventures of Harry...

Duration:00:40:05

Alison Hammond, Romesh Ranganathan and Lolly Adefope!

6/15/2022
This week we have a host of guests, Alison Hammond chats about the secret history of the UK in Black in Time : The Most Awesome Black Britons from Yesterday to Today where we hear the stories behind the most influential black britons in History. Lolly Adefope and Romesh Ranganathan join us to read excerpts of the new Roald Dahl audiobooks and we name some of the hottest books out right now, including a teaser from author Clare Povey! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:10

An Anthony Horowitz Classic Returns, and James Acaster Eats Mice with Rice?!

6/1/2022
Author legend Anthony Horowitz joins us this week to chat about his hilarious new book in the Diamond Brothers series, Where Seagulls Dare. And we hear Roald Dahl classics coming to life through some of Britain's most loved comedians.. this week we hear some of James Acaster's impromptu singing for his reading of James and the Giant Peach, its all in this weeks Book Worms Podcast! Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:19:22

Spreading the Sunshine with Benjamin Dean!

5/18/2022
Author of our Book of the Month : The Secret Sunshine Project, Benjamin Dean joins us to chat about his inspirations for the book, how people from his own life have made their way into the pages and how we can share our own sunshine! We reveal some of hottest books right now, one of which being set in the Great Fire of London...Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:14

Michelle Paver on the Final Book In the Chronicles of Darkness!

5/4/2022
Author legend of the Chronicles of Darkness featuring Torak and Wolf and their stone age adventures chats about the final book in the series Wolfbane including an exclusive Book Worms reading! We also hear from author Polly Ho-Yen on her book The Boy Who Grew A Tree and we reveal our book of the Month for May! Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:17

Michael Rosen and a Cat that LOVES Pasta?

4/20/2022
Children's Laureate, author, poet and legend Michael Rosen joins us this week to chat about his new book Rigatoni the Pasta Cat, how to get into writing and an exclusive reading too! Bex has her list of Books to look out for this week, including one about a boy and his magical tree AND a new book from Lucy Hawking! Share your favourite books with us at Funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:04

Jamie McFlair Returns with The Ultimate Brain Hack!

4/6/2022
Sean Thorne and Luke Franks give us an exclusive behind the scenes look at their new book Jamie McFlair and the Ultimate Brain Hack and we take a look back to our chat with the amazing Katie and Kevin Tsang to celebrate their newest book in the Dragon Realm Series. As always we let you know the books to look out for this week and crown a new BOOK OF THE MONTH! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:46

Escape Room And The Thief Who Sang Storms!

3/23/2022
Sophie Anderson joins Book Worms to talk to Bex about her book The Thief Who Sang Storms! Christopher Edge chats about his new book Escape Room plus we chat about the Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards. As always if there is a book that you can't get enough of at the moment, get in touch on our website www.funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:11

Learning About Our Unique Brains with Dr Ranj!

3/9/2022
Author, Presenter and Doctor Dr Ranj joins us to chat about the uniqueness of each of our brains in his new book Brain Power! And Kim Hillyard joins us to tell us all about her new book, Greta the Wonder Mammoth and what World Book Day means to her! As always if there is a book that you can't get enough of at the moment, get in touch on our website www.funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:33

The Luckiest Kid in the World and Danny Wallace!

2/23/2022
Author of The Luckiest Kid In The World and the Hamish series, friend of the show Danny Wallace joins Bex to chat about his new book and some hidden gems we can look out for! We have a reading from our presenter Robyn about one very regal badger and Bex also lets us know her honourable mentions with books that she recommends this week. As always if there is a book that you can't get enough of at the moment, get in touch on our website www.funkidslive.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:24:43

Adam Hills Rockstar Detective and Swashbuckling Reading!

2/9/2022
Comedian and author Adam Hills chats about his new book Rockstar Detectives, a mystery that even Bex can't solve... can you? We hear about Chris Ridells reimagining of Alice in Wonderland and we have a reading from the amazing L.D Lapinski from her second book in the Strangeworlds Travel Agency: The Edge of the Ocean. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:52

David Tennant, Elle McNicholl and an Amazing Space Rap!

1/26/2022
We have some very special guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast! David Tennant reads an excerpt of Terry Pratchetts The Carpet People. Author of Like A Charm Elle McNicoll joins Bex to chat about her book and MC Grammar writes a space rap especially for us that you can sing along to! Bex also lets us know her honourable mentions with books that she recommends this week and as always if there is a book that you can't get enough of at the moment, get in touch on our website...

Duration:00:20:12

An Out Of This World Book Worms Special!

1/12/2022
We have some very special guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast all based around space to mark the launch of Mission Transmission! Author of The Girl with Space in her Heart Lara Williamson joins Bex to chat about her newest book and gives us some tips for those wanting to start writing. Samantha Baines gives us an exclusive reading of her book, Harriet vs the Galaxy! And Dave Rudden author of the Doctor Who: The Wintertime Paradox book joins us to talk all about the Doctors latest...

Duration:00:19:36

The Book Worms Christmas Special!

12/15/2021
We have some very festive guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast Christmas Special, QI Elves Anne Miller and Emily Jupitus answer some of the strangest questions from their new book Funny You Should Ask... Again! Award Winning Author Serena Patel chats about joining forces with Robin Stevens for the Very Merry Murder Club. And friend of the show Ben Miller joins us for a reading of his new book How I Became A Dog Called Midnight. Bex also lets us know her honourable mentions with books that...

Duration:00:23:02

Former Childrens Laureate Lauren Child and Diary of a Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney!

12/1/2021
We have some very special guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast, Former Childrens Laureate Lauren Child joins us to chat about her new book Think Like an Elf! Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series joins us to chat all about sports day, what a greased watermelon is used for an his new book in the series, Big Shot! Bex also lets us know her honourable mentions with books that she recommends this week! If there is a book that you can't get enough of at the moment, get in...

Duration:00:22:20

Sophie Dahl and the Worst Sleepover EVER! And Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri!

11/17/2021
In this weeks Book Worms Podcast, Sophie Dahl joins us to chat about her new book The Worst Sleepover Ever, and joins Bex in curating the best sleepover they can! Ben Okri, winner of the Booker Prize for his book Every Leaf a Hallelujah joins us to chat all about the importance of trees and how children are shaping the future with their impact on climate change. Bex also lets us know her honourable mentions with books that she recommends this week! If there is a book that you can't get...

Duration:00:22:25

A Michael Morpurgo Special!

11/3/2021
The amazing Childrens Laureate and bestselling author, poet and playwright Sir Michael Morpurgo joins Bex for a Morpurgo special! We chat about his new book When Fish Flew and the astounding stories behind it, as well as a new poetry book all about animals - with an exclusive reading! We also hear about the new book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Saga, and all about a Penguin called Einstein - its all in this episode of The Fun Kids Book Worms Podcast! See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:28:57